Perhaps you might think that this is for underweight people who should consume more food. Well, it might be but this is more about foods that we take that only increases our body weight but do not benefit us with good health.
There are the foods that you should avoid because they are harmful to your health although they increase your body weight.
High in sodium (salt) foods, high in fat foods, and high in sugar foods put you in high risks of cardiovascular diseases, kidney failure, diabetes, and other major ailments.
If you are avoiding increasing your body weight, then you should also avoid the foods that make you gain weight easily. When you have gained weight from the said foods, you have to do extra effort again to lose the unwanted weight.
Sugary foods contain carbohydrates that fill up your stomach fast. Examples of these are candy, sodas, cakes, pastries, cookies, and chocolate bars. These foods are coated with sugar and too much of these foods are bad for your health.
Of course, you know that foods with high-fat content will also increase your weight but exposes you to risks to heart diseases.
Eating foods high in sodium retain water in your body. What you will have is a bloated stomach. Too much salt in your bloodstream is not also good.
Whether you have excess sugar, excess salt and excess fat in your body, the result will be clogged arteries which affect your entire circulatory system.
Processed foods contain preservatives that are harmful to your health. They do not give you nutrition that much and they also increase your body weight fast.
Processing of meat, flour, and fruits would normally contain preservatives to make these processed foods have longer shelf life. But the preservatives are usually high in sodium, fat, or sugar. They are usually empty in calories which deprive you of any nutritional value.
Certain fatty foods are wonderful to your health. Fish and nuts containing omega-3 fatty acids are also antioxidants which reduce cholesterol levels and decrease blood pressure. Moreover, you can eat all the meat you want as long as it is lean meat. It refers to the low-fat protein meat.
In summary, the foods with abnormally high levels of sodium, fat, and sugar should be avoided. This is so because they only fill your stomach with substances harmful to your body.