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Forego fast food temptation

12 October 2012, 13:08 Tony Karomo

Fast foods in the world today have come up in the daily home diet without a second thought of what risks they cause. Fast food is cheap and convenient, but how healthy they are is not known. What is known are the health complication they can cause they consumer.

Studies have shown that many people in the US today eat fast foods far often forgetting a healthy diet supplementary.

Many weight watchers usually do not usually watch their diet thus ending up in frustrations, just because they pass near a fast food restaurant.

Foregoing the fast foods consumption on a schedule may solve some health problems linked to the composition of the foods, storage and preparations. What you should know first is fast foods are not only found on fast foods restaurants; they are also made at home on daily basis without our knowledge.

First, any kind of food prepared at home may turn out to have effect identifiable with those of fast foods. You may be taking up a balanced diet prepared with too much oil for example; oil is what is used in those fast food restaurants to extend shelf life. And you surely will get fatter the moment you gobble the food down.

The type of fat you use to cook should also be a life checkpoint. Avoid likes of trans-fat (which is known to clog arteries and raise cholesterol in the body) often used as a stabilizer in food processing.

Don’t get it twisted, fast foods can cause major health risks like heart attacks, obesity and cause damage to the liver more than alcohol can ever do.

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