Junk Food

Junk Food, Skipping Breakfast And Caffeine May Cause Mental Distress In Women – Study

A recently published study revealed that the mental health of women is more likely to have a higher association with dietary factors than men. The research paper, ‘Customization of Diet May Promote Exercise and Improve Mental Wellbeing in Mature Adults: The Role of Exercise as a Mediator,’ was published in the Journal of Personalized Medicine and emphasised on Mental distress and exercise frequency being associated with different dietary and lifestyle patterns. This supports the concept of customising your diet and lifestyle in order to improve your mental wellbeing.

Lina Begdache, assistant professor of health and wellness studies at Binghamton University,

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Craving Junk Food On A Weight Loss Diet? Try These Healthier Versions Of Fast Food You Miss

Without a doubt, we all can agree that controlling calories and losing weight is one of the most challenging things to follow. We have to change our lifestyle, stick to rules of dieting and exercise daily. All these things, in the beginning, can be overwhelming for you, but once you get the hang of it, this challenge starts to ease out. While dieting, we give up many of our favourite goods, the greasy pizza, the tempting looking burger, and the delicious, sweet goodness of a cake. But what if we told you that you can still have these things and

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In India’s booming junk food market, there is little room for nutrition

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The world loves to eat ‘junk’; Indians are no different. We are obsessed with fast food, something that can be ‘grabbed’ easily without breaking any sweat because cooking is overrated in modern society. To keep up with this fast-paced life, many people rely on quick, easy to cook, instant options – packaged food.

Packaged food, distributed by multiple world food giants, are often criticised for their lack of nutritional content. Most of the packaged foods are either processed or ultra-possessed to meet the needs of the

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What really makes junk food bad for us? Here’s what the science says

Fun, cheap and tasty, but perhaps not the healthiest option

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CUT down on fatty food. No, sugar. Aim for a Mediterranean diet. And remember to eat more plants…

The variability of healthy eating advice has become a cliché in itself. Yet despite all the contradictions, there is one thing that many agree on: we should avoid junk food. Until recently though, no one could give you a decent reason why. Gastronomic snobbery aside, science lacked an agreed definition of what junk food actually is, and that has made it difficult to know whether we

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Mom shares a clever kitchen hack that stop her kids from eating junk foods

It’s no secret that most kids love to munch on junk food. And while it’s perfectly fine to indulge their sweet and savoury cravings ever so often, it is not such a good idea to do it regularly.

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Most mums are often trying to use ways to trick their kids into eating healthy and this viral mum was no different. Except, her genius hack might have just trumped all your ideas! Yes, you read that right.

This new mum revealed her clever hack on TikTok where she is seen stacking the dishwasher

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The Great American Junk Food Show : NPR

Comedians Carmen Lynch (The Human Centipod) and Liz Miele (Why Cats Are ********) play a game inspired by The Great British Baking Show where hosts Jonathan Coulton and Ophira Eisenberg describe junk food as if it was being judged by a very disappointed Paul Hollywood.

Heard on Andrew Rannells: The Truth About Cats And Dogs

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This Pizza Donut Is the Junk Food Mashup of Our Dreams

Why celebrate National Donut Day with a boring ole glaze or powdered treat, when you can sink your teeth into something with sustenance? That’s where the DiGiornut comes in.

The pizza and donut combo is everything you want in a mashup: mozzarella cheese stuffed and topped with DiGiorno sauce, cheese and toppings. Now you don’t have to pick savory or sweet to satisfy that craving!

photo: Courtesy of DiGiorno

Kimberly Holowiak, DiGiorno Brand Manager at Nestlé, “At DiGiorno we like to push the boundaries of what’s possible for pizza, and the DiGiornut is something we’ve been dreaming about for a

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Restricting junk food advertising will help address our obesity crisis

Obesity is arguably one of the biggest public health challenges we face today in the UK. Each year around 31,000 deaths from heart and circulatory diseases are attributable to excess weight and obesity in the UK. This devastating loss of life is now similar to deaths caused by smoking – one of the most enduring public health crises of the modern era. 

Obesity is an issue which has accelerated in the UK since the 1990s, and today’s picture is deeply troubling. 

The UK now has the highest rate of childhood obesity in Europe. And sadly, children with obesity are more

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ASAI adopts voluntary junk food rules amid calls for tougher crackdown

The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) will this month incorporate rules for the marketing of high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) foods into its code of practice, it told an Oireachtas committee on Wednesday.

The voluntary rules were originally launched by the Government in February 2018, but the Department of Health failed to set up the monitoring body or publish guidance notes for advertisers.

“Because there is no progress, we have decided that we are going to be bringing those rules in relation to marketing communication into the ASAI code and that process should be completed this month,” said

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Here’s a Brain-Training App To Help You Cut Junk Food and Lose Weight

Junk foods like burgers, pizzas and fries can satisfy your hunger, but it won’t provide the nutrition your body needs. Eating such high-calorie foods can also make you pile on the pounds and harm your body. But saying no to junk food can be hard as research suggests that that junk foods are highly addictive. Are you also struggling to quit junk food to lose weight? Here’s a brain-training app that may help you eat less junk food and shed those extra kilos. Called the Food Trainer or FoodT app, it trains people to tap on images of healthy foods

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