Ugly Side Effects of Eating Frozen Foods

According to the CDC, more than 70% of the sodium we consume comes from processed and prepared foods like frozen meals.

1. Increasing your blood pressure

Eating too much sodium can increase your blood pressure, leaving you at an increased risk of stroke and/or heart disease.

Some frozen foods, especially frozen pizza and other pies, contain harmful partially hydrogenated oil, which could be putting your heart in serious danger

2. Your arteries might suffer

Many of the popular frozen foods are low-calorie meals like Lean Cuisines,which contain way fewer than the number of calories per meal recommend by nutritionists

4. You could be destroying your muscles

When you don't get enough energy from your food, you're hurting your body.The body will start sacrificing muscle, as it is more metabolically 'expensive' to maintain.

According to a clinical nutrition study, people who cook for themselves experience more intense positive emotions, less intense negative emotions, and less worry

5. less happy and more worried

A report from health watchdog Environmental Working Group estimated that  whopping 2,000 synthetic chemicals may be used in processed foods

6. There's a whole lot we don't know yet, and it's concerning

like frozen meals, and that these chemicals don't need to be approved by the FDA. "We don't know what the long-term impacts are," Dawn Undurraga, an EWG nutritionist, told Sierra Magazine.

7 Foods Nutritionists Hate The Most