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7 Foods You May Be Consuming Regularly That Are Actually Harmful To Your Health

Some foods, when consumed in excess, can be harmful to one's health. It is your responsibility to learn why particular foods are bad, why you should avoid them, and how to make better choices on a daily basis. Here are some unhealthy foods to avoid.

1. Eba (pounded yam) and Fufu

This is essentially simply calories and quick carbohydrates (carbs) with no true nutrients. If you eat a lot of this, your waistline will expand, your risk of diabetes will rise, and your life expectancy will decrease.

2. White Rice

White rice has emerged as a new staple. Many people eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It's basically carbs that promote weight gain without providing much nutritional benefit, similar to the eba.

3. White bread

This is yet another source of carbs. Consume it in moderation and consider replacing it with brown or wheat bread.

4. Fried Plantain

I know it's sweet, but do you know what's even sweeter? Life! To avoid rising your cholesterol levels and increasing your risk of dying from a heart attack, eat it boiled or roasted plantain instead.

5. Stew

The more delicious the stew, the more unhealthy it is for you. It can cause stomach ulcers and heartburn, in addition to possibly contributing to cholesterol problems. To have a good night's sleep free of heartburn, avoid it.

6. Salt and Pepper

When it comes to your health, you need to avoid them. Salt raises your chance of hypertension and heart disease, while pepper raises your risk of stomach ulcers and cancer.

7. Noodles

While noodles are not considered a Nigerian meal, they have found their way into the Nigerian diet, they are devoured by both young and elderly. Noodles are popular among Nigerians because they are inexpensive, simple, and quick to prepare, hence the name "instant noodles." Noodles have been shown to have high levels of sodium, which, in addition to being carcinogenic, causes heart disease and skin damage. Overeating noodles is not only terrible for your stomach, but it can also lead to weight.

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