Processed Meats Traditional American diets include processed meats, but they should be eaten sparingly. These include deli meats, hot dogs, bacon, and sausage
Popular for their taste and simplicity, these meals are unhealthy. Processed meat has high levels of preservatives such salt, nitrates, and nitrites.
Processed meats cause heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and cancer. Choose lean meats, fish, poultry, or plants for protein
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Dt Soda Avoid diet sodas, which contain artificial sweeteners. Shonali Soans, a New York City nutritionist
Fast Food Junk food is a mainstay of the American diet due to its availability, price, and taste. But it's one of the leading causes of obesity and other health issues nationwide.
Fast food is heavy in sugar, sodium, and fat, which can promote high cholesterol, diabetes, and heart disease.
Trans Fat Trans fats, abundant in packaged and baked goods, are responsible for Americans' poor diets. These fats raise “bad” LDL cholesterol and lower “good” HDL cholesterol, increasing heart attack and stroke risk.
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