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On the human body
o Most of these quick and convenient
meals contain high amount of
sodium, which increases and aggravates
the risks of high...
o Trans fat, which is infamous as the worst
type of fat, is found abundantly in various
fast foods.
o Trans fat is conside...
oThere are many factors contributing to the
degeneration of health among many people
today. We live in a terribly polluted...
o Raise your blood pressure.
o Increase level of bad cholesterol.
o Weaken your immune system.
o Destabilize your blood su...
Impacts of fast foods
Impacts of fast foods
Impacts of fast foods
Impacts of fast foods
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Impacts of fast foods

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Impacts of fast foods

  1. 1. On the human body
  2. 2. o Most of these quick and convenient meals contain high amount of sodium, which increases and aggravates the risks of high blood pressure. o According to the recommendations of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences 1,200 - 1,500 mg of sodium is the daily sodium requirement for adults. o Although the body requires minimum quantities of sodium, too much sodium contributes to high blood pressure. Sodium can also lead to building-up of fluids in case of people who are suffering from people with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis, or kidney disease.
  3. 3. o Trans fat, which is infamous as the worst type of fat, is found abundantly in various fast foods. o Trans fat is considered as the most harmful type of fat because it not only increases the ‘bad cholesterol’ (low density lipoprotein) levels but also reduces the ‘good cholesterol’ (High density lipoprotein) levels. o Most commonly trans fat is a commonly found in ingredients in all the processed foods. Foods that contain artificial trans fats contain up to 45% more trans fat as compared to their natural fat counterparts.
  4. 4. oThere are many factors contributing to the degeneration of health among many people today. We live in a terribly polluted world. We are all exposed to thousands of toxins and chemicals every day at work, home, in the air, and in the food that we eat and water we drink. o We are eating more processed foods than ever before in human history and we constantly abuse or bodies with pharmaceuticals We are constantly bombarded by fast food at every corner. And video games have led the majority of teens to spend countless hours in front of the television being sedentary. And, as a result of all of this, there exists a generation that is out- of-shape, overweight and obese
  5. 5. o Raise your blood pressure. o Increase level of bad cholesterol. o Weaken your immune system. o Destabilize your blood sugar level. o Retard your metabolic rates( rates at which you digest, process and eliminate food). o It also leads to weight gain and obesity, further increasing livelihood strokes and heart attacks.

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