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A single serving of a food isn’t likely to harm your health, but some foods can cause negative consequences if you eat them too often. Your body relies on certain nutrients to function properly and when you make poor food choices, you deprive it of those things. Over time, this can degrade your health and even lead to death. The foods here should be eaten very seldomly or not at all.
There are no vitamins or minerals in soda and the carbonation can wreak havoc on your bones. At the same time, the sugar in soda can lead to weight gain and insulin resistance.
New research proves that real butter is better than margarine. Butter is a fresh food while margarine is highgly processed. Processed foods have been linked to heart disease and cancer so it’s best to avoid them.
Many cereal manufacturers make brightly colored cereal so it’s appealing to kids. However, studies have shown that the food dyes used can be detrimental to your health. These cereals are also loaded with sugar, which can lead to obesity and diabetes in large amounts.
While there may be some virtuous choices on fast food menus, the large majority of it is very high in salt, which can lead to high blood pressure and heart disease. It’s also very high in fat and calories, which may cause weight gain.
Energy drinks are very high in ingredients, such as taurine and caffeine, that are harmful in large amounts. Drinking more than one in a sitting has been linked to several deaths.
The inside of cans for food is often lined with BPA, a chemical that is a known synthetic estrogen. Because tomatoes are so acidic, they increase the amount that leaches into your body. BPA can disrupt endocrine function and may cause cancer.
Much like the lining of cans, the inside of the microwave popcorn bag is also loaded with chemicals. These substances can cause cancer.
Wild salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, but the farmed version is fed a meal mixture that can cause cancer in people who eat it often.
Apples are definitely a must-have in your diet, but experts say that the non-organic version is loaded with pesticides that can cause many health issues, including the development of cancer.
It might sound healthy, but unless bread is made with 100% whole wheat, it’s mostly refined grains and high fructose corn syrup. Both can lead to weight gain and are not the healthy carbs recommmended by health experts.
Experts say that only endurance athletes really need an energy bar. For the average person, it contains too many processed ingredients to be healthy.