Many people want to eat healthily, but they do not have an idea of which foods are healthy, and which are not. Are you on this train and you want to know what kind of foods you should avoid? Here’s the list of 10 foods, gathered from various sources across the internet that you should not add to your diet.
A study in 2003 concluded that people who eat processed meats put themselves at risk of diseases like colon cancer, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. Packaged meats are usually packed with loads of preservatives containing, sodium and nitrates. This compounds particularly nitrates, are not naturally found in meat and are very harmful to health causing diseases like cancer, stomach ulcer, and high blood pressure. Processed meats are also high in fat and cholesterol content but low in protein making it less nutritious than unprocessed meat. This makes eating processed meat unhealthy as they increase the risk of developing heart disease by 42% and diabetes by 19%.