JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Who is not tempted by the delicious fried sausage, potato chips, pastries, steak or soft drinks like soda and cola. All of these foods can indeed give you the sensation and pleasure.
But try to start to think twice to not eat these foods too often. According to nutrition experts, the type of food as it can accelerate the aging process.
The reason, most of the food contains fat and sugar content is very high, which would give unfavorable impact tehadap body. Here are seven types of food / drink according to a nutritionist to make you older faster:
1. Carbonated Drinks
These drinks have high sugar content and low in nutrients. Sugar in these drinks can also lead to obesity, thus increasing the risk of hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
Research on nutrition conducted by experts at the Harvard School of Public Health found a can of carbonated drinks every day can cause a person to gain weight 7 kg a year.
The one ni was very tasty, but unfortunately, according to new research in Europe these foods may trigger colorectal cancer risk. The culprit is the N-nitroso substances which are carcinogenic. This substance is formed when nitrite is mixed with additional ingredients of processed meat.
In addition, the sausage is usually made from lean meat. Chemicals and other additives in organ liver sausage can make someone work harder to neutralize it.
Coffee contains caffeine. The important thing is not many people know about caffeine is the substance proved to increase stress hormones, and its effect can last for hours after consumption.
In fact, one of the greatest contributions of premature aging is a stress hormone called cortisol ang. Cortisol levels that rebound makes the muscles become fatigued, so that makes it a fast shrinking.
4. Chips and French Fries
Food is processed by frying at very high temperatures, thus triggering the formation of trans-fat-fat kind. Habit of eating foods containing trans-fat is associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease.
5. Sugary pastry
These foods contain lots of sugar that can lead to obesity. Pastry is also often made with hydrogenated oils that contain trans-fat.
Hydrogenated oil is made by adding hydrogen to liquid oils to make it more compact and easier to be stored. However, this chemical process also produces trans-fat. Examples of this process that hydrogenated fats are margarine or butter.
Trans-fat increases the risk of heart disease more than saturated fats, because it can suppress good cholesterol (LDL) and increase bad cholesterol (HDL) in blood circulation. In addition, the combination of sugar and trans-fat will make the pancreas and liver work harder.
According to the views of experts, forcing the organs work harder just means inviting free radicals. If the anti-aging food intake is insufficient to fight free radicals, meaning that the body may age more quickly and more susceptible to disease.
6. Red meat
Red meat does contain proteins that are important for tissue repair. However, eating too much animal protein can also trigger the loss of calcium from bone, thus inviting the risk of osteoporosis. Some research suggests that high protein intake in middle age poliartritis associated with inflammation, in which inflammation occurs in more than one type of joint.
7. White rice and white bread
These foods contain little fiber, so into the category of foods with high glycemic index. Such foods digested and absorbed into the bloodstream very quickly, thus making sugar levels soaring in no time.
This also will make the cell change and ripen more quickly thus increasing the risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, gall bladder, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and some cancers. Other foods with high glkemik index is mashed potatoes, wheat, processed and sugary cereals.