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25 July 2016

Avoid junk foods

If you care for your health, avoid junk food. That’s the message of a study in which lab rats were fed chocolate bars, biscuits, cheese and marshmallows for eight weeks. They suffered as much kidney damage as would be expected if they had diabetes. According to one of the researchers "the Western diet contains more and more processed junk food and fat, and there is a well-established link between excessive consumption of this type of food and recent increases in the prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes”.

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