We’ve all been told that junk food is bad for us, but because it tastes so darn good, most of us continue eating it;.After all, fruits and vegetables can’t beat the taste of fries, right?
Not only are fruits and vegetables among the most tastiest natural and healthiest foods on the planet, but junk food is also the lowest common denominator. It might tempt you with its "rock ’n’ roll swagger," but junk food offers absolutely no vital nutrients and zero health benefits.
Is it really worth risking your health and possibly enduring chronic disease as a result?
Here are 10 reasons why you should stop eating junk food:
Junk Food Is Linked To Diabetes
Junk Food Causes Digestive Issues
Junk food is full of oil, sugar, trans fats and chemicals that wreak havoc on your stomach. In addition, once your stomach is irritated, your digestive system goes out of whack.
Junk Food Causes Brain Fog
When bad fats - such as those found in junk food - reach your brain, they cause brain fog, which is that feeling you get when you can’t focus on anything.
Junk Food Causes Fatigue
Junk Food Is Linked With Depression Among Teenagers
Research has shown that the more junk food we eat, the more we are prone to depression. This is especially the case for teenagers because they are more susceptible to hormonal changes, which can be massively influenced by their diet.
Junk Food Can Cause Elevated Blood Sugar Levels
Junk Food Can Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease
Junk Food Can Damage Your Liver
Junk food has been linked to liver disease on more than one occasion, and it turns out that it can be just as bad for your most overworked organ as alcohol.
Junk Food Increases Your Risk Of Cancer
Junk Food Is Linked To Kidney Damage
CRAP vs FOOD
So what should you be enjoying instead?
Eat less CRAP
- Carbonated beverages
- Refined sugars
- Artificial sweeteners and colors
- Processed foods
Eat more FOOD
- Fruits and vegetables
- Organic (whenever possible) lean proteins
- Omega-3 fatty acids
- Drink water