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Three of the Worst Foods for Your Health

While it is good to be aware of the negative health effects of obsessing over dietary purity, some foods don't deserve to be included in the philosophy of "everything in moderation." Want to know three foods that will destroy your health the quickest? Here they are:

1. Doughnuts

Doughnuts are moist paddies of sugar, trans fat, and white flour. The sugar and white flour will fill you up but provide little nutritional benefit. Trans fats are known to cause cancer and contribute to every chronic degenerative disease known to man. Finally, frying carbohydates causes acrylamide formation, known to contribute to cancer development.

2. French Fries and Potato Chips

Both usually contain lots of trans fats. Some potato chip companies are coming out with varieties that contain no trans fats, but all chips that are cooked in oil have cancer-causing acrylamides. Ounce for ounce, a French fry is worse for your health than a cigarette.

3. Soda

Like doughnuts, soda will give you lots of calories but almost no nutrients. The sugar, caffeine, artificial colours, and sulfites in soda contribute to tooth decay, heart disease, obesity, and osteoporosis. Think diet soda is a better choice? Sorry. Aspartame and other artifical sweetners are neurotoxins and will increase your chances of developing neurological disorders like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and multiple sclerosis.

 
 

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