You may lack energy
A study published in the American Journal of Nutrition found that women who ate the same meal experienced ‘habituation’, which led to decreased energy intake.
You could be developing an eating disorder
No joke: known as ‘selective eating disorder’ or ‘avoidant-restrictive eating disorder’, this condition is characterised “by the persistent refusal to eat specific foods or refusal to eat any type of food due to a negative response from certain food colours, textures, or smells.” The consequences can be malnutrition and unhealthy weight loss.
It may increase your risk of cancer
“Eating deli meats for protein for lunch is a quick way to up your risk of certain oesophageal and gastrointestinal cancers,” warns nutritionist Auslander Moreno. “The nitrates present in the curing process are linked to these cancers.”
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