healthy and un healthy food

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Life today is not like how it was before. Along time ago, people ate foods that are very good for their health. They ate foods that do not contain chemicals, preservatives, artificial colors, and artificial flavors. People also had a lot of time to cook their own foods. Therefore those people were not been affected by the food that they ate, because all of the foods that they had were natural foods and healthy. That’s way they did not have any problem on their health and they lived longer than now. But these days, every one is busy and don’t have time to cook their own food. People eat foods that are easily cooked or ready cooked. They do not even think of what they eat, and if it can effect their health or not. That is a bad way that most people do because our health depends on what we eat daily. Foods are the building blocks of every cell in the body, are responsible for the proper functioning of the whole body. It is important, for that reason, to know what is good for our body and what is not. Foods can be classified into two types, unhealthy (junk) and healthy food. Some people do not have time to cook what they want to eat or they don’t want to spend a lot of time cooking. Therefore, they eat foods that contain littl Continue...


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There are also some advantages and disadvantages in healthy foods. Vitamin B2 is important for body growth and red blood cells, and the release of carbohydrates. High levels of salt are also associated with fluid retention, stomach cancer, and osteoporosis. Each one of those vitamins are found in fruit, vegetable, meat, nut, seafood, and dairy foods. Because if we eat them a lot they may cause some disadvantages to our health. For example, if we mega-dose in foods that contain vitamin A can cause blurred vision, loss of appetite, headaches, skin rashes, nausea, fatigue, joint pain, liver damage, insomnia, abnormal bone growth, menstrual irregularities, hair loss and injury to the brain and nervous system. Vitamin E, which is found in vegetable oils, margarine, wheat germ, whole grain cereals, bread, liver, dried beans, nuts, corn, and green leafy vegetables helps the formation of red blood cells, muscles and other tissues. Vitamins can be classified into many types such as vitamin A, B, C, D, E, and K. There are some advantages and disadvantages of eating junk foods. To sum up, foods are important for us to live. It may also block the formation of cancer causing nitro amines. There are some foods that are good for us and that are not good. This vitamin is found in cabbage, cauliflower, spinach, peas, potatoes, kale, and other green leafy vegetables. Vitamin C promotes healthy teeth and gums, and the helps in the absorption of iron and the maintenance of connective tissue and wound healing. Our body needs some salt, but too much can cause high blood pressure, which is a major cause of strokes and heart attacks.

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