Fast foods like Pizza, burgers, and other snacks are highly preferred foods in today’s lifestyle. We eat those foods to enjoy its taste and also to curb our hunger. Today children depend on these foods as a main source of food.
So it may be a thought of concern that, is they safe and healthy as they look.
Do Eating Fast Foods Provide any Nutritional value to us?
We eat fast food when we are hungry. And the time we eat those foods our hunger towards those food increases. We start eating those foods and enjoying its taste. But if we consider they are like one of the unhealthiest food.
They are loaded with unhealthy fats and other taste-enhancing ingredients.
They are considered as the unhealthiest combination for a healthy diet. Due to overeating of this food, we start gaining weight. Excess fat can make us fat.
Along with this one more reason to avoid is its damage to the brain. It was found that eating fat rich food cause serious problem to the brain. High fat increases oxidative stress in the brain.
Due to this oxidative stress, there is damage to brain cells. With these damage depressions also increases. (1)
How to Avoid Depression Due To Unhealthy Fat
Depression is due to unhealthy fat and not due to healthy dietary fat. So you should eat dietary fat rich food which helps in the development of the brain. Also eating Omega-3 rich foods prevent oxidative stress. To get Omega 3 eat nuts, fish and healthy oil in limited quantity.
Tips: Start Your Day with Nuts like Almond and Walnut as they are known as brain food due to its high Omega 3 and other vitamins that protect the brain from oxidative stress.
Also, you should follow a healthy diet rich in iron and antioxidants. Fruits, vegetables, cereals are good for the brain and also for all over health.
If you wish to eat fast food then limit its serving and go only occasionally. You can enjoy by eating small serving and later following healthy diet. Also include exercise to protect the brain.
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