Health

Do you want to live long? Stop eating these 8 foods

Have you ever pondered over why our forefathers lived for many years more than us in this present generation?

Over the years, so many things have changed including the food we eat.

Before the 20th century, the dominant profession was farming and which required physical effort to engage in but the people in that era still were more healthy and stronger than people in this era.

Improved technology has given rise to the improvement In other things like the food we eat, what we wear and drink but all this changes comes with its side effects.

Some scientific research indicate that the food we consume nowadays is the cause of many diseases affecting us.

Most time people don’t even know the side effects of these diseases and that has caused a lot of harm to their health.

Do you care for your health? Avoid eating these foods

1. Noodles

Noodles have gradually become a food this current generation cannot do without. This food is consumed by both old and young, men and women. Students mainly go by this food as it takes less time to prepare. Studies have shown that noodles causes cancer in the body as it has a very high level of sodium in it. Other effects it has on the body include heart disease, skin damages and even obesity.

2. Eba,Pounded yam,Fufu

It can be consumed in the moderate amount without any effect but when these groups of food are consumed in excess, it leads to diabetes, obesity and other health issues as there are very high source of carbohydrate. Take note avoid consuming these foods some hours before going to bed.

3. White bread
This food does not have any nutritional health benefit to the body as it is a high carb food. Hence, just look for an alternative like brown or wheat bread.

4. Fried plantain
Consumption of fried plantain increases cholesterol level and even increases the risk of heart attack to human. You can roast or boil it.

5. Stew
Delicious stews are good but it is not healthy for ulcer patients especially stew prepared with excess pepper. It can also increase cholesterol level and cause heart burn.

6. Soft drinks
The carbon gas used in the preservation of these drinks is bad for the body. Some drinks are full of sugar also and this can harm the kidney as well as the liver.

7. Salt and pepper
Salt is a very strong solvent and when consumed in excess cause a hypertonic solution around the kidney thus causing it to dehydrate and lose water. Pepper increases risk of stomach ulcer and cancer.

8. White rice
This food does not have much effect on the body system. It promotes weight gain and obesity. It becomes very dangerous when you begin to consume it for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.

Source; opera news

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