The following article is a replug on World Health Day.
From delectable hot chocolate fudge to perfect cheese pull pizza, junk food always feels so yummy. At the same time, they can be harmful to your health when overconsumed. Most junk items are packed with layers of saturated fat which can raise the bad cholesterol in the blood. They are also densely loaded with calories, deeply fried and preservatives which is not good for health.
Do not worry, we have healthy alternatives for you to exchange junk food with.
Power balls instead of doughnuts:
Say no to doughnuts as they are full of refined carbs which are not good for health. Instead of doughnuts, go for power balls made of flour (atta or suji) mixed with dry fruits. It is rich in protein and helps to retain hunger for longer.
Yoghurt fruit pops instead of ice creams:
If you are in a creamy mood today, let's try healthy delicious yoghourt fruit popsicles. You can add fruit to it to make it healthier. The great thing about eating homemade desserts is they help maintain the blood sugar level. You can also try banana chocolate dips. This will provide you with protein and satisfy your cravings.
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Replace the packed milkshakes with homemade smoothies. Packed milkshakes have added preservatives to improve their shelf life. Overconsumption of packed products is harmful to your health. When you drink homemade smoothies, it gives you a smooth and fresh taste.
Drinking carbonated drinks is one of the worst things you can do to your body. They are overloaded with dyes and calories. Instead of soda, you can try fresh breezy drinks by adding sparkling water to your homemade fruit juice.
Instead of deep-fried fries, you can try baked veggies. Add sesame oil, olive oil, honey, flax seeds and flax seeds to make it healthier.