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The 12 Most Unhealthy Foods In The World


On an average day, our diet comprises several ingredients, each of them having their own positive and negative effects on our body. While certain foods are definitely deemed "unhealthy", even healthy foods when consumed in the wrong way can bring about undesirable effects on the human body. Little do we realize that certain foods we consume are amongst the most dangerous foods in the world. In this article, we look at certain foods that must be avoided. These foods are undoubtedly the most unhealthy foods in the world and are known to be the leading cause for several dreaded diseases.


The ability to fight diseases is dependent on the strength of our body's immune system. There are of course, several foods to boost the immune system- foods that help to fight serious diseases. Our focus, however, is on the world's most dangerous foods- foods that are proven to be dangerous to the body. These "most unhealthy foods in the world" destroy the body's ability to fight deadly viruses that use the human body as a host.

Let us now look at some of these most dangerous you must absolutely avoid.

Here is a list of 12 most unhealthy foods in the world. Read on...

For your information, these world's deadliest foods are listed in no specific order. Read on...


Frozen Meals

You'd find a lot of restaurants serving frozen meals and guaranteeing the quality of food. This, however is definitely not true, for frozen meals in restaurants are amongst the most harmful foods in the world. They are replete with cancer causing substances, the potency of which is very high.


Fried Foods

Go slow on the friend stuff. The oils they use in preparing friend foods is extremely unhealthy.


Packaged Chips

Packaged Chips contain MSG- Monosodium Glutamate. This deadly compound increases the risk of cancer and is a known carcinogen. Make sure you try and avoid over-consuming packaged chips.



Sodas are high in sugar. Cancer cells thrive in an environment replete with sugar. All those cool drink and sodas- well, they are extremely unhealthy.


Processed Foods

Another strict no no are foods that are processed. Processed meat in particular is filled with additives and preservatives that substantially increase the risk of deadly diseases like cancer.


Whipped Cream

Whipped Cream is rich in high fructose corn syrup which makes it a deadly food to consume. High Fructose Corn Syrup prodigiously increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes apart from being a cause for Cancer.



Most burgers consist of ingredients that are harmful to the body. They are high in salt content and the sauces contain saturated fat that is harmful for the body.


French Fries

One of the worst foods, especially when you are battling overweight and obesity, is French fries. Heavy in salt and saturated fat, French fries are easily among the most unhealthy foods in the world.


Microwave Popcorn

If there are these few foods that are unhealthy and increase the risk of deadly diseases like cancer, among those unhealthy foods is microwave popcorn. Its deadly salt content and oils used to add flavour are deadly.


Salted Snacks

Salted snacks come next on the list. Their heavy salt content is dangerous for the body. Fighting obesity is a far cry if you consume salted snacks.


Artificial Sweeteners

The flavours and additives in artificial sweeteners can be deadly. They increase the risk of several dreaded illnesses.


White Rice

Stay away from white rice. Its high carb content and starch can be a cause for worry if consumed over many years.

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Story first published: Friday, August 22, 2014, 5:59 [IST]
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