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Hey guys..can anybody say what are known as JUNK FOOD..

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Asked by nagen samal, 31 Mar '08 08:19 pm
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Junk Food refers to pizza, burger, pastries
definition- food which deposits fat in your body which you need to work damn hard to burn
Answered by amogh datar, 31 Mar '08 08:22 pm

 
  
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Junk food is food that is unhealthy and/or has poor nutritional value, according to the Food Standards Agency (UK). The term is believed to have been coined by Michael Jacobson, director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, in 1972.

he term has since become common usage.

Junk food contains high levels of saturated fat, salt, or sugar and numerous food additives such as monosodium glutamate and tartrazine; at the same time, it is lacking in proteins, vitamins and fibre, among other healthy attributes. It is popular with suppliers because it is relatively cheap to manufacture, has a long shelf life and may not require refrigeration. It is popular with American consumers, as well as other consumers from all over the world because it is easy to purchase, requires little or no preparation, is convenient to consume and has lots of flavor. Consumption of junk food in America has been associated with obesity, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and dental cavities. There is also ...more
Answered by Amit Mandal, 31 Mar '08 08:23 pm

 
  
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