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Eating junk food ‘will cancel out positive effects of a healthy diet’

Eating junk food will cancel out all the positive effects of a healthy diet, a new study has suggested.



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Researchers from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago said that those who indulge in regular cheat days are more at risk of having long-term health issues and cognitive decline, even if they adhere to the Mediterranean diet most of the time.

That particular diet is considered to be the healthiest by experts, as it includes plenty of fruit, grains, vegetables, olive oil, oily fish, and potatoes.

The team observed more than 5,000 adults over the age

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Why Do I Crave Junk Food in the First Trimester?

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Editor’s Note: We at POPSUGAR recognise that people of many genders and identities have vaginas and uteruses and experience pregnancy, not just those who are women. For this particular story, we interviewed experts who generally referred to people with vaginas and uteruses who experience pregnancy as women.

Like many people, I went into my pregnancies with grand plans to eat a balanced diet that nourished both my own body and my baby. I’m typically a healthy eater, so I figured that throwing in some extra organic produce and superfoods would be easy enough. Three pregnancies later, however, it’s safe to

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Nickelodeon and NFL Team up for the NFL x SpongeBob SquarePants Junk Food Collection by Contemporary Artist King Saladeen

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ViacomCBS Consumer Products (VCP), Nickelodeon, the National Football League (NFL) and Junk Food Clothing are teaming up for the NFL x SpongeBob SquarePants Junk Food Collection by King Saladeen, a collection of apparel designed by popular Philadelphia-based contemporary artist King Saladeen. Launching today, the collection of styles includes short sleeve t-shirts and hooded fleeces for adults and children by King Saladeen, inspired by the popular animated duo, SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star with designs and logos of the NFL and its clubs. The launch of NFL x SpongeBob SquarePants Junk Food Collection by King Saladeen

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Should stores ban you from buying junk food online? asks FEMAIL

Claire Foges supports the proposition that stores could ban you from buying junk food online

YES 

By Claire Foges 

A family bag of toffee popcorn; a super-sized packet of chocolate buttons; a 12-pack of cola: add to basket!

Now that so many of us are doing our food shopping online, there is even more temptation to pile our (virtual) trolleys high with naughty-but-nice things.

If you were in an actual supermarket, you might think twice before lobbing in another packet of biccies with your gluttony on display. But not so when calorie-laden snacks are just a click away.

So bravo

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Comfort-eating: People really do crave snacks and junk food when they are stressed, study finds

Stress really DOES make you crave snacks and junk food, study finds

  • Experts from Australia and NZ surveyed 137 adults about stress and their diets
  • Participants reported whether they felt anxious, nervous, panicky or worried
  • The team found people had more food cravings when they felt more tension
  • Furthermore, stress led to greater consumption of junk items and food overall 

People really do crave snacks and junk food to eat when they are stressed out by events in their lives, a study

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Study finds it only takes a bit of junk food to spoil a healthy diet

Healthy diets come with a variety of potential benefits, including everything from less brain fog to a lower risk of developing certain diseases and chronic conditions. If you generally eat healthily but occasionally indulge in some junk food, you may be sabotaging the benefits you’d otherwise get from your healthy diet, according to a new study from Rush University Medical Center.

The study focused specifically on the Mediterranean diet, which has been the subject of many studies linking it with positive impacts on health. The researchers used data on 5,001 ‘older adults’ who participated in the Chicago Health and Aging

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