Health impact of high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) and poor nutrition foods

Health impact of high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS)

  • Mohammad Asif
Keywords: High fat, sugar and salt (HFSS), Health, diseases


Health impact of high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) foods and drink. The evidence on the link between consumption of HFSS foods and increased risk and incidence of certain diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, certain cancers as well as contributing to high levels of obesity both for children and adults. Poor nutrition has a significant impact on health. It affects noncommunicable diseases, such as obesity, dental caries, cardiovascular disease and some cancers, as well as immune status and recovery from infection and common deficiencies like anemia, children and young people are overweight or obese. The effects of poor nutrition on non-communicable diseases build up throughout the life course. Food habits and taste develop at an early age. Childhood nutrition is affected by a wide range of factors.


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Asif M. Health impact of high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) and poor nutrition foods. AMS [Internet]. 13Mar.2016 [cited 22Feb.2020];3(3):07-8. Available from:
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