Negative Effects Of Junk Food Essay

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Register to read the introduction… Nutritionists say that obesity is one of the main health problems which lead to several fatal diseases in the future. For example, blood pressure, heart attacks, atherosclerotic, diabetes and liver diseases. In addition, this kind of food specially has negative effect on women because it affects women menstrual disorders later. Moreover, parents who are not having control on their children when they eat junk food for several times a week they will make their children suffer from childhood obesity. There is also some psychological effects of obesity on children as the child may be reluctant to participate in physical collective activity because of feeling shame from his overweight body .In the article ''Fast Food Intake Increases Risk of Diabetes and Heart Disease in Singapore'' (2012), the author writes ''the portions are often larger and the food is generally high in calories and low in nutrients''. It is clear that this kind of food is unhealthy in the way it is cooked, such as using the same oil many times and using many artificial flavors that causes obesity. In addition, junk food contains a high amount of sugar and fat. Having junk food at any time without having self-control will put on calories more than a person need in a day and that is why having junk food should be in moderation way. As a result, the person who eats junk food will be unable to make exercises because …show more content…
Eating junk food for many times without doing exercises or moving will increase the risk of having heart diseases because the high amount of trans fat in the junk food will negatively affect the performance of the heart because of the accumulation of grease on it. Nutritionists say that junk food is poor in nutritional value because it contains high amounts of sweeteners, sodium and trans fat. That is why this kind of food is increasing the risk of having heart diseases, such as, coronary heart disease, heart attack and heart failure. In the article, ''Heart Diseases Caused from the Obsessive Eating of Junk Food'' (2011), Jeffrey Traister writes ''An increase in your blood pressure and cholesterol from eating foods high in sodium and saturated and trans fats can elevate your risk of heart failure''. That means, junk food also causes other diseases which leads to heart diseases and negatively affect the heart in the future. In addition to that, because of the low amounts of nutritious substances in junk food and the high amounts of saturated and trans fats, person will be subjected to have heart failure. In the article, ''Read It Before You Eat It'' (n.d.), Bonnie Taub-Dix points out ''offers these tips to lighten up your pizza: Top it with veggies instead of pepperoni and sausage. While you're at it, say "no" to bread sticks and "yes" to a side salad, and you're on the way to preventing heart …show more content…
It is better for people to eat healthy food or homemade food instead of junk food which is contain a high amount of trans fat, sugar and other ingredient that cooked in unhealthy way in restaurants which have negative effects on the body and health. Parents have to advice and control their children in having junk food and show them the negative effects of having a lot of junk food. People who used to eat junk food for several times a week have to change their habits and replace it with healthy foods which have benefit to the body to avoid having fatal diseases in the

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