Homecooked Meals vs. Fast Food Meals

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Homecooked meals are generally considered healthier than fast food. This is because fast food meals typically contain high levels of calories, saturated fat, sugar and salt, according to a 2007 article in "The New York Times Health Guide," a medical reference accredited by the American Accreditation HealthCare Commission. Despite the health risks that come with fast food consumption, people continue to eat it because many people have no time to select and prepare food at home. However, fast food need not be as unhealthy as its reputation purports. Pros and Cons of Homecooked Meals

One purported advantage of homecooked meals over fast food is its cheaper cost, MayoClinic.com explains. However, because you also spend on seasoning, condiments and gas and electricity whenever you cook at home, the cost difference is quite possibly not as large as many believe. In addition, homecooked meals generally take more time to prepare and require you to have cooking skills. On the other hand, the taste of homecooked meals is generally better, because you are able to select fresh ingredients. You are also able to ensure the ingredients that go into your food are clean and free of contaminants. Pizza Hut- Pasta masti 11 new delicious pastas Jaise bhi aao, jaise bhi khao www.pizzahut.co.in Sponsored Links

Obesity, Diabetes and Fast Food Meals
You elevate your risk of health problems such as obesity whenever you eat fast food meals, according to a 2007 article in "The New York Times Health Guide." This is because you are unable to control the conditions that occur when your fast food meals are cooked in the same way that you can when you cook at home. A study published in a 2005 issue of "Lancet" analyzed the effect of fast food consumption on weight and insulin resistance. The study included more than 3,000 participants over 15 years. It discovered that participants who ate fast food meals more than twice a week gained about 4.5 kg and were twice more resistant to insulin. The...
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