Fast food's toll on gut health

Fast foods are convenient and ready to eat foods, rich in carbohydrates, salt, trans fats, and food additives and lack fibres, which can wreak havoc on gut.

High sugar levels in colas and many confectionary products causes tooth decay and cavities in kids, teens and older adults.

Tooth decay 

Excessive spices present in certain fast food causes acidity.


It erodes the inner lining of gut and protective mucous layer covering it thereby increasing risk of ulcers and aggravate IBD, IBS and diarrhoea.

Erosion of gut lining

Fast foods increases food allergy and sensitivity due to certain chemicals and preservatives present in them.

Food allergy

Trans fats present in fast food are difficult to digest and are one of the leading causes of colon cancer.

Colon Cancer

It causes an imbalance between good and bad bacteria in the gut causing inflammation and plenty of gut issues such as diarrhoea, IBD and colitis.

Gut dysbiosis

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