1. WHAT IS A JUNK FOOD?
  • Junk food is a pre-prepared/ processed food which is loaded with calories, but without any nutritional value
  • It contains high amount of fats especially Trans-fats, Sugar/ High fructose corn syrup, salt, Maida (bleached flour) and lots of preservatives.
  • It generally lacks or contains very little amount of proteins, fibers, vitamins or minerals.
  1. EXAMPLES OF JUNK FOOD ITEMS:
  • Sugary soft drinks e.g. Aerated drinks/Artificial fruit juices/milkshakes
  • Burger, Pizza, Pasta
  • French fries, Potato chips
  • Biscuits, cookies
  • Cakes, Pastries, Muffins
  • Noodles
  • Sausages
  • Fried chicken/ fish
  • Donuts
  • Ice cream and Desserts
  • Popcorn, Sugary Cereals
  • Batata wada, Samosa, Kachori, Pakoda, Puri and Chat Items

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