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Foods that can make you add too much weight

According to WebMD, Obesity often known as overweight is a metabolic disorder characterized by an abnormal accumulation of fat in the body. The unfortunate thing about being obese is that it is not just a matter of putting on too much weight or appearing to be out of shape; rather, it is a risk factor for a wide variety of health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, and liver disease, amongst others.

The truth is that it is possible to avoid being obese by eating only nutritious meals, avoiding junk food, and doing everything in one's ability to avoid leading a sedentary lifestyle. The following are some foods that, due to their potential to develop obesity over time, you should limit your consumption of or minimize the frequency with which you consume them.

2. Pizzas and shawarma are on the menu. Both of these foods are considered to be indulgences or foods associated with entertainment, and as such, they should be treated. They are not intended to be consumed consistently, yet a lot of people do so nonetheless in the name of having fun. They include high quantities of fats, carbohydrates, and sugar, all of which can contribute to obesity if taken in excessive quantities over an extended period.

1. French Fries and potato chips.

Chips and fries are a staple in the diets of a significant number of individuals, particularly women, who are so fond of these meals that they often prepare them at home as well as when they go out to eat. Some people even add sugary condiments to them, such as ketchup.

The problem is that these meals have a high-calorie content, and when consumed in this manner, they have the potential to produce an accumulation of more calories in the body than they can burn up. This can then lead to excessive weight gain and, ultimately, obesity.

3. Cookies, and Doughnuts. These foods have a high concentration of both sugar and carbohydrates in their composition. In addition, compulsive overeating is a contributing factor in the development of obesity.

4. Ice-Ice and Sugary Drinks. Consuming a significant quantity of these substances is not enjoyable. They are practically bursting at the seams with sugar, which, as I have stated in the past, can contribute to weight gain and obesity.

It is important to keep in mind that the reason why people get obese is that they consume more calories than they burn. In addition, consuming any of the foods on the aforementioned list as part of a healthy and well-balanced diet can prevent you from gaining weight in any way, shape, or form.

Obesity can only occur when these items are consumed exclusively in high quantities for an extended period while ignoring healthier food options.

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