Articles relating to '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 that is supposedly found in the dark back rooms of all the fast food establishments. With regards to … Read More

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 not a junk food at all (because it is made with cocoa which is high in nutrients and … Read More

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 low amount of energy utilized in daily activities.  This imbalance in the caloric input-output primarily results in weight … Read More

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 and before you know it, your clothes don’t fit, or your husband or wife is dropping subtle hints … Read More

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 good, healthy breakfast research shows that you are providing your body with much needed energy. Your metabolism will … Read More

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 watching your favorite TV series, or fill a bowl with ice cream when one feels upset after a … Read More

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 that the food you are eating at restaurants is more than likely full of all kinds of fat … Read More

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 food consistently.

The first step to ensure we’re eating healthy food in our diets is to make sure … Read More

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 University of Michigan has shown that men in the United States are likely to pull a fast one … Read More

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 massive production of ready-to-eat food items, as well as the expansion of fast food restaurants.  Majority of prepared … Read More

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 cravings in a healthy way.

Nuts and Seeds – To Eliminate Too Much Salt?

Although low salt diets … Read More

Weight Gain and Other Dangers – Energy Drinks

junk foodTo the younger population, energy drinks are a lifesaver and this is because these keep them awake during the day and help them to complete any assigned tasks.  Energy drinks first appeared on the market in the 1960’s in Asia and Europe and were later distributed in North America during the 1990’s.  Energy drinks contain high amounts of … Read More

Healthy Food and Other Halloween Candy Alternatives

candyOne of the top worst offenders when it comes to taking a shot at your good health could possibly be Halloween. Your kids and grandkids get excited for the very reason that you aren’t – Halloween candy is full of sugar, and the specialty junk food isn’t just hard on your figure (something that might not be of … Read More

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