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Junk Food

Junk food is an unhealthy food presenting with high calories, low dietary fiber, proteins, vitamins, minerals, or other important forms of nutritional value. These foods include salted snack foods, candy, sweet desserts, fried fast food, and sugary carbonated beverages. Hamburgers, pizza, and tocos come under junk foods. Taking junk foods on a regular basis increases the risk of developing obesity, diabetes type II, heart diseases, liver diseases, and cancer in the body. It also causes memory loss, shrinkage in some parts of the brain, anxiety, and depression in children.

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Please suggest a diet chart to reduce weight and improve fertility.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 24 years old, her height is 4 feet 10 inches, and her weight is 134 lbs. She is a bit overweight and also has a PCOD problem. We got married two years ago, and she cannot get pregnant. Please send the diet chart to reduce her weight. What are all the foods that she can take ...  Read Full »

Swapan Banerjee

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to Thanks for your query. From your information, I got to know that she is obese. She needs to reduce approximately 13 lbs. It is too much weight for her height but no worry she can reduce it by diet and some exercises. She needs very low calorie diet of about 12...  Read Full »

I want to eliminate heavily processed foods from my diet and start eating healthier as I am worried about developing health issues. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have become very worried about artificial sweeteners, GMOs, and processed foods very recently. I am 19 years old and have been eating heavily processed food for as long as I can remember. I am now worried that I will have health problems in the future. I plan to cut out all these bad th...  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Alternative foods are mentioned below. 1. Early morning around 7 am, have 1 glass of lukewarm water with half lemon and a pinch of cinnamon powder. 2. Around 7.15 am, have green tea with four almonds. 3. At 8.30 am, y...  Read Full »

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