The high caloric content and low nutrient density of many American foods can lead to weight gain and obesity.
A diet high in saturated and trans fats, as well as added sugars, can increase the risk of heart disease.
The high sugar content of many American foods can contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes.
Processed foods and unhealthy fats can promote inflammation in the body, which is linked to a number of chronic diseases.
A lack of fiber and nutrients in the American diet can contribute to digestive problems such as constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.
A diet high in processed foods and red meat has been linked to an increased risk of certain types of cancer.
A diet high in sugar and unhealthy fats can disrupt sleep patterns and lead to poor quality sleep.
An unhealthy diet may contribute to poor cognitive function and an increased risk of dementia.