According to Dr. Sunali Sharma, Dietitian & Nutritionist, Amandeep Hospital, abruptly quitting junk food might initially have some negative impacts like irritability and headaches and you might even feel a dip in your energy levels as all the energy is pushed towards removing the toxins from your body. In spite of all these negative impacts, there would be a big positive change and that would be a considerable dip in your body weight. This dip in body weight reverses the risk of any coronary disease, reduced cholesterol, and restoration of blood sugar levels bringing the risk of type 2 diabetes down.
A lot has been said about the adverse effects of junk foodWhen you tend to quit junk foods gradually, here’s what happens to your body, as suggested by Dietitian and Nutritionist, Nmami Agarwal-
1. Weight loss
Eliminating junk food can significantly reduce the total number of calories we consume in a day, which leads to weight loss. Quitting junk food like potato chips and cheesy foods is a simple way of reducing calorie intake.
2. Good nutrition intake
By eliminating junk food, there is more room for nutrient-dense food. Replacing junk with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein will supply essential nutrients such as fiber, protein, calcium, vitamin, etc.