unhealthy food

unhealthy food

Any food that is not regarded as being conducive to maintaining health. Unhealthy foods include fats (especially of animal origin), “fast” foods (which are low in fibre and vitamins), foods high in salt and tropical oils (e.g., fried potato crisps/chips), and cream-based (“white”) sauces (which are high in fat).

unhealthy food

Any food that is not regarded as being conducive to maintaining health; UFs include fats, in particular of animal origin, 'fast' foods–low in fiber and vitamins; 'junk food'–eg, potato and corn chips, pretzels, crackers–high in salt and tropical oils; 'white sauces'–northern Italian cuisine, high in fat. See Junk food. Cf Healthy foods.
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The nutrition services through radio in the next few months will help address the food issues and give awareness among society about healthy and unhealthy food, he added.
We hope by then it will have gathered a wealth of evidence to show that regulations to restrict multi-buy offers on unhealthy food and drink would be crucial in helping to stem the rising tide of obesity in Scotland.
The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Saturday sealed nine marriage halls and catering companies for serving unhealthy food at wedding ceremonies.
LAHORE -- The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Saturday sealed nine marriage halls and catering companies for serving unhealthy food at wedding ceremonies.
It also recommends sugary drink taxes such as the one due to be introduced in the UK next year, clear front-of-package labelling listing food contents, and banning the provision of unhealthy food, snacks and drinks in schools.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sep 19 (ANI): Fasting during Navratri often turns out to be binge eating heavy, fried unhealthy food items due to limited awareness of options available.
When thinking about unhealthy food and drinks in particular, the research is clear that if you buy it or have it in front of you, you are most likely going to eat and drink most, if not, all of it.
In one key experiment, participants viewed pictures of a healthy and an unhealthy food choice on opposite sides of the top of a computer screen and moved a cursor from the center bottom to select one of the foods.
With more than 45 percent of both men and women in Qatar consuming fast food at least three times a week, MoPH Director of Public Health Sheikh Dr Mohammed Thani said,"We are trying to lower the consumption of unhealthy food in various ways such as discouraging the practice of giving toys to children along with unhealthy foods like fast foods.
The government's nutritionrelated programmes can be supported through profit from taxing unhealthy food products," the report said.
Summary: Unhealthy food and beverage options in workplaces add up calories and pounds
The Department of Education (DepEd) has given public schools nationwide three months to get rid of refrigerators and other facilities bearing the logo of unhealthy food and drinks as part of its bid to promote healthy eating among students and teachers.