Definition of 'junk food'
Example sentences containing 'junk food'
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Top priority for most health boards is a war on junk food and unhealthy lifestyles. The Sun (2016)There was no junk food in her house. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So should tighter regulation of special offers on junk food. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They found people post more about junk food and less about healthy grub if they live by lots of takeaway places. The Sun (2016)You get it by eating junk food and depleting your microbiome, and it will probably kill you. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I cannot think of a sensible reason for removing measures such as stopping shops placing junk food next to the tills. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Helping them out will only further encourage them to buy more junk food. The Sun (2015)Junk food will often appear on the menu. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Junk food and drink must be restricted and taxed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Firms are realising that free junk food means bigger health insurance bills. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You also need to change the ingredients in processed and junk food. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Instead they ought to target junk food and fizzy drink manufacturers who sell products laced with sugar. The Sun (2008)There were hardly going to tell him that his diet of junk food and pills would kill him. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then he was given a big glass of the same "junk food "soft drink to which he had been addicted. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)Pizza is a junk food, burgers are a junk food. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The document included a raft of new regulations on food and drink, junk food advertising and smoking. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A man hurls junk food at unsuspecting members of the public. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On a junk food diet they are not, and simply adding bran may tip the scales towards deficiency. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Although campaigns to raise awareness about the benefits of healthy food appear to have worked, students said that junk food was better value. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A viewpoint carrying as much value as the junk food she couldn't give up. The Sun (2010)I eat anything - the junk food, the good food. The Sun (2008)
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Used Occasionally. junk food is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'junk food'
British English: junk food NOUN
If you refer to food as junk food, you mean that it is quick and easy to prepare but is not good for your health.
She fears that her love of junk food may have contributed to her cancer.
Definition of junk food from the Collins English Dictionary
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