By now most of us Malaysians would already be striving to constantly keep our bodies healthy.
But thanks to the countless studies done, it has been made easier to identify the unhealthy foods that we are constantly consuming on an everyday basis.
Always know what to look for when looking for healthier alternatives. A little change in the choices in our diet just might help you eat healthier and a more balanced meal. That is why it is so important that you know the foods that are unhealthy for you!
Here are 5 foods you eat that are extremely unhealthy
There’s no denying that most of us out there wouldn’t mind eating bacon for breakfast, lunch and dinner. But something that tastes so good has got to be sinful right! You’re not wrong there. Bacon could easily be one of the worst things you can eat. Just 3 slices of bacon is worth 435mg of sodium which is about one-fifth of the average adult’s daily allowance!
2. Processed meat
Ditch the sausage, or even the hot dogs you love so much! They have been proven to increase your risk to cardiovascular diseases, and not to mention, cancer too!
3. Deep-fried food
One of the favourites of many, even Michelle Obama has confessed her love for french fries. Toxic chemical compounds might be formed when these foods are fried at such a high temperature. Food that is deep-fried won’t just increase that weight line of yours, but has also contributed to causing stroke, and even some cancers!
Donuts is one of the go-to snacks when you’re having a little sweet craving. But donuts contain a whole lot of sugar, fats and refined flour. Each donut is packed with 250 – 300 empty calories. Numerous health issues can also arise with the excessive consumption of donuts. Start cutting down your intake of Donuts today!. Do-nut say I didn’t warn you.
Many out there think that margarine is healthy. But you couldn’t be more wrong. Margarine contains a whole lot of trans fats that can significantly increase your cholesterol and even damage your blood vessel walls. Instead of consuming margarine, try opting for other healthier fats such as olive oil or even other monounsaturated fats.
Let us know what food you avoid to stay healthy in the comments below!
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