1. Soda Pop
Sodas are a sugar loaded, empty source of calories that can be very detrimental to your health. In addition to being linked with weight gain, inflammation, and insulin resistance, this sweet caffeinated beverage can lead to gastro-esophageal reflux disease.
This condition causes the stomach acid to leak back into the esophagus resulting in pain and burning.
The American Journal of Nutrition also found in a recent study that soda drinkers actually have a higher risk of stroke than non-soda consumers.
In addition to this, soda pop contains a whole host of artificial colorings and chemicals (which are too numerous to list here). So it’s no surprise that drinking soda can lead to a higher risk of cancer.
2. Potato Chips
Who doesn’t love the taste of a salty, crunchy potato chip? While they may be satisfying to eat, the negative effect they have on your body may be hard to stomach.
Potato chips are calorie dense and high in fat content, both of which contribute to unintended weight gain. Not to mention many popular brands are high in trans fats and sodium which can result in higher blood pressure.
Don’t forget that most potato chips at the grocery store contain artificial preservatives and dyes that are fried at a high temperature. This process creates what is called acrylamide.
Acrylamide is a known carcinogen that is found in cigarettes.
Although they are delicious, potato chips can cause some very undesirable effects as a part of your daily diet. … Read More