12 Harmful Foods And Drinks You Keep Consuming

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Everyone dreams of having a long life, and in order to achieve this, you should take your diet seriously. This helpful list from Bestie on Youtube will enlighten you about the foods you consume daily. Who would have thought something that was advertised as healthy could still be harmful to your body? Watch the video below to learn about these harmful foods. 

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#1 Potato Chips

The addictive nature of potato chips makes them a tasty snack but the most dangerous because it rarely satisfies your hunger and fills your stomach; this leads you to continue snacking. It’s also important to remember that even healthy potato chips are not more nutritious than a whole food option.

Potato chips are harmful to your health
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#2 Processed Meats

This type of food comes with a lot of added preservatives and is incredibly high in sodium. Even with the leanest cuts of meat, you’re adding 10x the saturated fat in your body.

#3 Fruit Juices

Fruit juice is just sugar water and nothing else. Studies suggest that fruit drinks are one of the leading causes of type 2 diabetes and obesity. Fruit juice can be harmful even if you have it twice a week. The high sugar level can spike insulin levels, leading to more fat and chronic diseases.

#4 Fried Foods

Anything fried can harm your body – fried chicken, pork rinds, chicken fried steak, and so on. The main problem with these fried foods is that they have high levels of inflammatory Advanced Glycation End products, also known as AGEs. Sustained exposure to these AGEs gradually destroys native body defenses and sets the stage for the precursors of conditions like inflammation.

#5 Soda and Sweet Drinks

Regular soda’s calories come from sugar and high-fructose corn syrup. It is considered the main evil behind obesity. It also damages your teeth and leads to the formation of cavities.

#6 Bread and other Baked Goods

The most significant items in baked goods are white flour and sugar. These ingredients cause a rise in your sugar level.

#7 Popcorn

This famous snack is filled with calories and fat that are bad for your health. A medium size packet roughly includes 20 cups of popcorn, which contains 1200 calories and 60 grams of saturated fat.

#8 Bacon

Bacon is loaded with saturated fats and unhealthy salts. You can still enjoy bacon by adding bits to your vegetable meal without filling unhealthy fat into your body.

#9 Instant Noodle

You should avoid any food that has instant on it. This is because companies have altered the product so it’s quick to prepare. To do this, they cut down and remove portions of fiber and nutrients. It’s also incredibly high in sodium and contains monosodium glutamate.

#10 Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is not entirely unhealthy if you consume small amounts and limit your intake. Remember that just a quarter cup of mayonnaise serving can stuff your body with 360 calories and 40 grams of fat.

#11 Hotdogs

According to a study, the processed meat used in hotdogs increases the risk of colon cancer and heart disease.

#12 Deep-dish Pizza

The amount of dough in the crust can add a lot of calories to your body. The fattening and greasy meat toppings, whole-milk cheese, bacon, and pepperoni add more empty calories.

Deep-dish Pizza is harmful to your health
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12 Harmful Foods And Drinks You Keep Consuming

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