A 2011 study notes that fast food consumption increased steadily in the United States from the 1970s to the time of the study. This same study examined adults in Michigan and found that their obesity rate rose steadily f... More »

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Fast food can affect the growth and development of children if consumed often. It can put children at greater risk of disease, according to Harvard Health. More »

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Children who eat three or more servings of fast food per week have an increased risk for developing chronic health conditions. Young children consuming a lot of fast food have a 27 percent chance of developing asthma, wh... More »

The easiest way to stop eating fast food and junk food is by eating more whole foods and less processed foods. Replacing fast food with healthy food eliminates the ingredients that cause the body to crave it. More »

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Fast-carb foods are foods containing carbohydrates that the body breaks down quickly, converting the food into glucose. Researchers have connected fast-carb foods with a higher risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and ... More »

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People who frequently eat fast food have a higher risk of obesity, poor nutrition, stroke, diabetes and insulin resistance, according to SFGate. Studies show a correlation between people who eat fast food regularly and l... More »

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Soda in both regular and diet varieties is associated with many risks to human health; it is linked to kidney damage, cancer, obesity and high blood pressure. Some studies suggest that drinking diet soda also increases t... More »

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