A combination of sugar, fat and salt present in almost all processed and packaged foods and beverages triggers pleasurable feelings in consumers and can be highly addictive. Doctors state this as the leading cause of obesity in young among many other factors
Packaged and fast foods are often engineered to be addictive and can tempt one to overeat. They often contain high levels of sugar, unhealthy fats, and artificial additives. Photo Courtesy: iStock
- Fast food often contain high levels of sugar, unhealthy fats, and artificial additives
- They are prepared keeping in mind the bliss point of a human’s mind
- These food cause one to become obese and also put them at a risk of other chronic diseases
Obesity among young people is a growing concern in India. Earlier, young Indians gained a healthy weight by relishing desi foods like aloo ka paratha and gajar ka halwa. Today, most of us are becoming overweight majorly due to faulty lifestyles.