Indeed, Junk foods are convenient, inexpensive alternatives to fresh and frozen foods. There are both advantages and disadvantages of junk food to know about. If there weren’t any positives, then nobody would eat it.
All in all, you don’t have to spend a lot of money on groceries to improve your health. Junk foods are affordable and can make healthy eating effortless.
You’d think anything synonymous with trash, rubbish, or garbage would be particularly appetizing. BUT WE LOVE IT!
Here are lists of junk food you can buy at your local food store:
- Hot dogs
- Roasted meat ( suya)
Most people would go for junk food every time. You only have to smell the pizzas cooking for the saliva to start flowing.
It tastes too good to resist. There are a lot of nutritional values we can get from eating pizza like protein, fat, and oil, etc. That helps build the metabolism and is rich in fiber. It mostly available in a convenient food store like ShopRite
Hot dogs 🌭
Hotdog is a dish consisting of a grilled or steamed sausage served in the slit of a partially sliced bun, there are lots of videos on youtube that will teach you on how to prepare this delicacy. It is one of the most common junk foods in Nigeria.
Typical condiments include mustard, ketchup, mayonnaise, relish, and cheese sauce and common garnishes include onions, sauerkraut, chili, grated cheese, coleslaw, bacon, and olives.
A Burger is a food, typically considered a sandwich, consisting of one or more cooked patties, usually ground meat, typically beef and cheese placed inside a sliced bread roll or bun. Originated by the Germany or United States widely considered as one of the most healthy junk food in Nigeria, and it is available on all Justrite supermarkets,
Burgers consist of Fat and protein which is healthy for the body.
Burgers are typically sold at fast-food restaurants, diners, and specialty and high-end restaurants.
It’s deceptively inexpensive to buy and healthy to eat. Cheesecake can also be served as dessert after a meal, Nothing can give you more pleasure than eating your favorite dessert. And this feeling is vital to your well-being.
Roasted meat (suya)
Suya is a Nigerian street food that is prepared with beef and various spices like ginger, peanuts and cayenne pepper, and a few other spices. Steaks are cut into tiny strips. They are marinated in suya pepper, then hung in the form of skewers, then grilled.
It is prepared by Mai Suyas (men who hail from Northern Nigeria that are experts in the making of suya). They Mai Suyas are usually seen on every street corner in the country in the evening selling and making the delicious meat that is barbecued. While Suya is typically made from beef, there are other variations too.
Advantages of junk food
- It’s cheap
- It’s Tasty
- It’s quick and easy
- It’s everyone favorite
Disadvantages of junk food
- It contributes to weight gain
- It unhealthy
Junk food has become a really popular source of food in everyday life. When watching movies, studying, working on projects late at night, and reading a book, junk food has always been a buddy that people relied on,
What people didn’t know is that the diets many people believe to be healthy most of the time contain junk food.
It claims that junk food can help people lose weight and become healthier. Because of the high energy that junk food contains it can easily fill a person up, and also the sugar that’s in the junk foods helps maintain a person’s blood sugar level