7 Unhealthy Food Habits: A Guide to Better Health

7 Unhealthy Food Habits: A Guide to Better Health

2. Eating Deep Fried food - Excess consumption of deep fried foods can result in increased bad cholestrol levels which are bad for heart health and can result in clogged arteries.

3. Excess Sugar Consumption - Consuming too much sugar, especially in the form of juices, packaged high sugar beverages, confectionary, snacks, sweets and desserts, can lead to obesity, weight issues, type 2 diabetes, and poor dental health.

4. Overconsumption of Saturated Fats - Foods high in saturated fats like full-fat dairy products, poultry, red meat and processed meats, can contribute to heart disease and obesity.

5. Low Vegetable and Fruit Intake - Lack of sufficient portions of fresh fruits and appropriately cooked vegetables in diet can lead to vitamin and mineral deficiencies and increase the risk of chronic diseases.

6. Excess Salt Intake - High sodium intake, from salty snacks to salted pickles, traditional savouries and other processed and fast foods, can lead to high blood pressure and increased risk of stroke and heart diseases.

7. Lack of Hydration - Our body is around 60-70% water. Not consuming enough water can lead to dehydration, which impacts overall health and energy levels.

    To maintain good general health, it's important to have a balanced and diverse diet that includes a mix of whole foods like fruits, vegetables, proteins, whole grains, and healthy fats. It's also crucial to practice moderation and mindfulness when it comes to food consumption. Regular physical activity and eating at least 2 hours before sleeping is also an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.

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