Food: a four-letter word that people say multiple times a day, consciously or unconsciously. For most people, life is all about food. What we want to taste or have already tasted. Food can affect our lives in a positive way, but also in a negative way. Did you know that food can also become your enemy without a clear cause? Nearly every day studies are published which show that you shouldn’t eat certain products because this is very bad for you. They could have a negative effect on your physical and/or mental health. I’m sure that you didn’t know that these products are bad for you, or in any case, you will be surprised by some of them!
Carbonated water, flavorings, and sweeteners are the 3 main ingredients in every soda drink. A lot of other ingredients are also added, which naturally makes these drinks a lot more attractive and tasty than water. But because of all of these ingredients, it’s one of the deadliest products to consume. Why? Your brain will never be satisfied with soda, so you will keep consuming calories, without ever feeling ‘full’. A large amount of unnecessary sugars, such as fructose, is turned into glucose by your liver, and once you have created enough glucose and there is still sugar left, your body will store this as fat. This will make you gain weight, and increase the risk of obesity. So try to start drinking less soda starting today.
Margarine is on this list because of the high percentage of trans fat (unsaturated fat) in the product. Trans fat is often linked to cardiovascular disorders, like abnormal heart rhythms, arrhythmias, heart attacks or even heart failure. These fats can also have a negative effect on mother’s milk: trans fats decrease the quality of the milk you give to your newborn baby. Furthermore, it increases your insulin levels. So don’t eat too much margarine, and maybe even try to replace it with other products, such as olive or sunflower oil.
Read on the page to find out more foods you’d better not eat anymore.