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Junk food affects the brain, mental health by shrinking the hippocampus

Junk food affects the brain, mental health by shrinking the hippocampusUnhealthy diets containing junk food have been shown to affect the brain and lead to poor mental health. The findings come from researchers at Deakin University and the Australian National University.

Specific findings concluded that a part in the brain …

Side effects of junk food

side effects of junk foodsTime and time again we hail, praise and highly recommend healthy eating – but always for good reason! You see, over time junk food severely harms your body in more ways than one.

Sure, you probably heard that junk food …

Processed Food Scam – Not Always Junk Food

56570440The term “processed food” is one that you likely hear quite often. When you think of processed food items, you likely have a mental image of all kinds of gross junk food items. Maybe the infamous and well rumored slime …

A Chocolate Drought Set for 2014

57282955Chocolate is arguably the world’s favorite ‘junk food’- with 9 out 10 people reporting that they love it and 50 % of the population confessing that they can’t go a day without it.

Although some may argue that chocolate is …

The Effect of Mental Images On Cravings

153896152One of the major issues that needs to be addressed in losing weight is controlling cravings, especially that of junk food.  We all know that weight gain is strongly associated with the consumption of high-calorie food items, coupled with the …

Mindless Habits Making You Fat

Believe it or not the act of becoming having issues with a obesity, or “getting fat” can be a slow and arduous process. It isn’t hard to imagine that this can happen and creep up on you, ever so slowly …

Best Breakfast Ideas That Don’t Include Junk Food

Breakfast has always been called “the most important meal of the day” and for good reason. There is a mountain of scientific evidence pointing to the benefits of a good morning meal.

When you start your day out with a …

The Dangerous New Trend – Fast Food Diets

Everyone enjoys eating junk food, for sure.  But the question is: Are these healthy enough to eat in large quantities or several times a week?  We almost often treat junk food as comfort food— grab a bag a chips while …

The Worst Food in Your Fridge Right Now

Many experts will say the one benefit to having dinner out on the town, is atleast you are aware of the fact you aren’t in control of what’s in it. This can glaze over by using sheer ignorance, the fact …

Fill Your Fridge with Healthy Food for $100

Research shows that diets consisting of healthy food options such as fruits and veggies, lean meats, whole grains and low fat dairy products provide ample health benefits.  The trick to experiencing these health benefits is learning how to eat healthy …

Married Men Sneak Around for Junk Food

Many wives might have the fear of their husbands sneaking around, but there are many women who might not be too sure exactly what it is they’re doing. And it isn’t what you think! A new study out of the …

The Dangers of Corn Syrup in Diets

A recent study has shown that corn syrup can help in weight loss.  This fructose-based sweetener may replace the use of table sugar in the daily diet.

In the last few decades, the incidence of obesity has increased due to …

Curbing Sugar, Junk Food and Salt Cravings

Salt and sugar cravings can sabotage healthy diets and result in the unwanted and unplanned consumption of processed junk food. The following foods can help you to stay on track with your diet and to satisfy your salt and sugar …

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