Published on September 2020 | Food Science

Unhealthy Foods-A Review
Authors: Kimeera Ambati; Tejaswini.U
View Author: Kimeera Ambati
Journal Name: International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology
Volume: 8 Issue: 9 Page No: 339-347
Indexing: Index Copernicus

Abstract: Foods which are not regarded as being favourable to maintaining health is referred as unhealthy foods. The unhealthy foods are exposed in different forms as junk foods, fast foods, processed foods, ready to eat foods, conventional foods and canned foods. Something useless, old and harmful to health are considered as cheat foods under unhealthy foods. The usage of these cheat foods become popular in this busy world due to quick & easy accessibility and became alternatives to time consuming food preparation methods, appealing or enjoyable but of little or no real value. There are many methods and ingredients which are making the foods unhealthy. Being focused towards the career oriented and goal reaching stage by the people, these unhealthy foods are getting more pampered and got a prioritized level in this unhealthy food lifestyle of modern era, which was resulted in many effects on health such as metabolic disorders, heart diseases, mental decline, improper growth and development, depression, nutritional deficiencies due to the regular consumption of less nutritive valued, artificial foods. Promoting the awareness to people on different unhealthy foods to identify them, its health effects and problems, facts of unhealthy foods, good alternatives to avoid and healthy substitutes to unhealthy foods, dealing with the emotional eating by creating a disciplined new healthy eating habits helps a lot in changing to obtain a hassle free fit and healthy life style through diet.

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