You won’t believe that the most unhealthy foods in the world are easily available at restaurants. These unhealthiest foods should be avoided not just by kids and pregnant woman but by all the people in the world.
The commercialization of food market has affected our life in lot of ways. Most of these effects are negative. First of all most companies advertise their unhealthy products in such way that no one (especially kids) can resist them. Secondly, the culture of date, candle light dinners was seen as a good opportunity by food market and thousands of restaurants around the globe increased the fast food market.
Most processed, packaged and fast foods uses life threatening chemicals on a large scale. The sad part is that innocent people eat them without knowing the ill effects those foods will have on their body. Here we have picked our 17 most unhealthy foods on the planet and why you should avoid them:
Most Unhealthy Foods
Coffee is very controversial food. It is considered healthy and unhealthy for the same reason – Caffeine. Many gym trainers and even popular health websites praise coffee for its weight loss benefits. But it should be consumed in right quantity. High Caffeine quantity in body could lead to sleeplessness and risk to heart.
Occasional consumption of dark chocolate causes no harm. In fact it has few notable health benefits. But this high calorie food should not be included in your daily diet as it could result in high sugar levels in blood stream.
Popular Milkshake brands have a common ingredient in them named as Potassium Sorbate. This little fellow can fight and damage your body cells. Also the sugar quantity in Milkshakes is too high.
Chips are credited for increasing the market of packaged food. They became so common among masses that it is now impossible to eradicate them completely. Raise Awareness about this unhealthy food as it increase blood pressure, cholesterol and is very low in nutrition.
Most ketchup brands use artificial chemicals to increase the taste of Ketchup. The fast food evil MSG (Monosodium Glutamate) is found in high quantity in most commercial ketchups.
The most favourite food while watching movie are popcorns. They movie may be bad or even the worst film you ever saw but popcorns cope up with your fan and you consume them mindlessly. Popcorns contain PFO acid, trans fat and Diacetyl. PFO Acid is infamous for its ill effects on liver while diacetyl is known for damaging brain cells.
11. Packaged Cookies
All packaged foods have adverse effects on health but cookies probably win the contest. It has all the unhealthy raw material you can think of – Refined sugar, trans fat and refined wheat flour. They sure taste good but resist them as much as possible.
There was an online report that stated that the process of making donut is so ugly that you will stop eating donuts as soon as you hear about. It claimed that donuts are not served fresh and the oil is changed only once or in rare case twice a month. Donuts can lead to dental problems, fat gain and to low energy levels.
9. Ice Creams
Ice Creams are heavenly food and it is next to impossible to resist them. But they are better off to refrigerator then in your tummy. Ice Cream is high fat and high sugar food. Too much consumption of Ice cream will not only result in increase of body fat but will also possess risk of Diabetes.
8. French Fries
Due to their quick cook and quick serve quality they became a staple food of restaurants all around the world. There is a fun game in which you have to find a restaurant in the city where French fries are not served. Fact is you are not going to find any. Don’t fall for the fake popularity of French fries; these are actually slow poison to you. If you eat French fries on a regular basis then you are prone to BP, diabetes and obesity.
Most people claim Burger to be the king of Fast Food. Here is a quick fact – It is also the king of unhealthy foods. No matter how many days you control yourself for your next burger but the truth is as soon as you are consuming you are going to be unhealthy. Burger is among the fattiest foods on the planet and also it is not fresh served. All in All you are paying your hard earned money to eat a food that’s going to harm you.
Do not misguide your mind by suggesting that Pizza contain healthy vegetables. In really Pizza is a high gluten, high fat and high sugar (Yes, Sugar) food. Theoretically speaking, One slice of Pizza contains 15 to 18 gram of fat (depends if it is vegetable pizza or meat pizza) and 5 to 7 gram of sugar. Pizza has saturated fat and saturated fat result in weight gain.
5. Soda Drinks
I am not going to name the popular brands of soda drinks but you should know that soda drinks are among the unhealthiest foods. Soft drink brands often claim their drink to be healthy and in fact energy booster, but the truth is there is nothing worse you can do to your body than drinking soft drink daily. Scientists have claimed that a can of soda drink cause have more fat and sugar in it than ice cream or even burgers. Soda drinks have an artificial sweetener called Aspartame which is the most common cause of obesity and diabetes. Also they weaken your bone and have bad effects on liver.
4. Processed Meats
While Red Meat is still in the doubt zone of cancer causes, processed meats surely causes cancer. People who eat processed meat on a regular basis are more prone to bowel cancer. Processed meat contains Nitrate which is infamous for its adverse effect on victim’s body.
Yes Eggs are favourite food of Bodybuilders but many bodybuilders are quitting them and looking for a better substitute for protein. There are several reasons for quitting eggs. One Is that it increases Cholesterol which further leads to diabetes. If you eat eggs on a daily basis then one bad news is that it affects your system similar to Cigarettes affecting the body of a heavy smoker.
There were many reports doing rounds on internet that Bacon can cause cancer. While many claims the report to be false but Bacon still has many negative effects on health. Bacon is one of the most fatty food on planet and we all know that Fat is bad.
There are many reasons why Pork is considered as the unhealthiest food on planet. First of all Pork is banned in almost all religions including Islam, Christianity and Hinduism. Secondly Pigs are unclean. Thirdly Pork is Toxic. Pork consumption can lead to deadly disease of trichinosis.
Which food do you think most unhealthy of them all? What steps should people take to avoid unhealthy foods? Share your expertise.