By Arushi Bidhuri
Published Nov 01, 2023
High saturated fat in most junk foods increases 'bad' cholesterol, which can lead to heart diseases.
Trans and saturated fats present in junk food can increase triglycerides. High levels of triglycerides can enhance the risk of diabetes.
High-sodium, sugary, and processed foods can lead to a buildup of plaque in the arteries, which can constrict blood flow and increase heart disease risk.
Most processed foods are high in sodium and phosphorus, which can be harmful to your kidneys and bones as well.
Consuming too much fast food can lead to a buildup of fat in the liver, which can also progress to liver diseases.
Eating ultra-processed food in large quantities can increase cancer risk. They are high in added sugars, saturated fat, and sodium.
Processed meat, fried food, refined cereals, high-fat dairy products, and more are not healthy for your mind and trigger depression.
Eating foods high in fat, sugar, and carbohydrates in fast food can lead to acne, inflammation, and premature aging of the skin.
When you eat foods with added salt and sugar in junk food, debris is most likely to stick to your teeth and cause tooth decay and cavities.