Do Processed Foods Kill?

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We all love processed foods as they help us grab something when we are on the move. They save time and efforts and therefore, we love fast foods.

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But what the entire industry is hiding is the fact that they are very dangerous to us in the long run.

Yes, regularly consuming them may cause several health issues. When consumed in moderation, they may not affect us but addiction would start from that point and we may gradually get used to eating them regularly.

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Here are more facts about processed foods.

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Harmful Ingredients

Some of those processed foods may also contain genetically modified ingredients and some poisonous additives like MSG too.

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Some Ingredients Are Bad For Digestion

Some of the ingredients can cause acidic blood, illnesses, improper digestion and low energy levels. And some of the fast food combinations can wreck your digestive system totally.

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They May Make You Overeat As They Are Addictive

When foods are processed, some of the nutrients in them are removed while some of them are modified and this is why they are not absorbed properly by the body. Also, some of those foods may stimulate dopamine and this may cause addiction.

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They Disturb The Ecosystem

Healthy bacteria in the digestive tract will be affected and this could upset your digestion. Also, this could cause illness and cravings.

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They Cause Obesity

Some of the additives which are present in most of the processed foods can cause obesity. Some such examples are MSG, sugar and high-fructose corn-syrup.

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Some Of Them Are Linked To Cancer

Many studies confirm that certain preservatives and processed foods may in long run increase the risk of various types of cancers.

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Depression

Certain studies claim that processed foods may indirectly cause mood swings, memory issues and also depression.

Story first published: Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 8:18 [IST]
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