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junk food

noun

Simple Definition of junk food

  • : food that is not good for your health because it contains high amounts of fat or sugar

Full Definition of junk food

  1. 1 :  food that is high in calories but low in nutritional content

  2. 2 :  something that is appealing or enjoyable but of little or no real value <video junk food>

Examples of junk food

  1. worrying about kids eating too much junk food

  2. eating too many junk foods



1960

First Known Use of junk food

1960


JUNK FOOD Defined for Kids

junk food

noun

Definition of junk food

  1. :  food that is high in calories but low in nutritional content





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