Greasy meals delay stomach emptying and may cause bloating, nausea, and stomach pain. In people with certain digestive conditions, these foods may worsen symptoms like cramping and diarrhea.
Unhealthy, greasy foods can disturb the balance of bacteria in your gut, allowing unhealthy strains to grow. This is linked to weight gain and numerous chronic diseases.
Greasy foods are high in calories, excess fats, and trans fats, all of which can lead to weight gain and obesity.
Greasy foods may increase your risk of heart disease and stroke due to their effects on weight, blood pressure, and cholesterol.
Eating greasy foods may raise your risk of type 2 diabetes by increasing body weight and inflammation, as well as impairing your blood sugar control.
Greasy foods may contribute to acne by increasing inflammation and altering gene expression and hormone levels.
Greasy foods may harm your learning and memory, as well as increase your risk of dementia. Yet, further studies are needed.