Increasing trend of junk food use in college students and health implications

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R.Jagadish Rajkumaar and Preetha.S

To do a survey and find out the reach of junk foods among the college going students and to create awareness among the college students about junk food and its health implications.The questionnaire consist of 20 questions and the sample size was taken for 100 college students. Junk foods are loaded with lots of fat, sugar, calories, salt and carbs and therefore are not very healthy. Eating excessive amount of junk food leads to obesity and malnutrition. It also cuts down the energy levels of the body.Junk foods contain high amount of oil and fat and therefore our body finds it difficulty to digest.This survey concludesthe students to be less aware of the ill effects of junk foods.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.2698.0080