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Bodies may treat fast food like a dangerous infection

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The immune system can respond to a fast food diet in much the same way it does to a bacterial infection, according to a 2018 study on mice, raising new questions about just how damaging regular trips to burger and pizza chains could be to our health.

Mice fed the equivalent of a "Western diet" high in saturated fats, sugar, and salt for a month, with nothing in the way of fresh fruit, vegetables, or fibre, were shown to increase the number of immune cells in their blood, just as they would if they'd been hit by a microbial infection.

Full article at Science Alert: Link

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ouija ouija

Putting stuff into your body that your body can't use for nourishment will obviously put a strain on it, making you tired and, over time, under-nourished. But this is a whole huge step beyond that, to suggest that the body is treating fast food as an invasion. I can well believe it though.

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XenoFish

Mmm, food like substance. Nom nom.

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jethrofloyd

Ferbid fast food. Eat snails!  :lol:

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Nuclear Wessel
1 hour ago, Xeno-Fish said:

Mmm, food like substance. Nom nom.

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I knew who posted this before even seeing the username :lol:

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