processed foods

Why are Ultra-Processed Foods Bad for Us?

Why are Ultra-Processed Foods Bad for Us? By Jill Horn Increased consumption of ultra-processed foods has been implicated in the epidemiology of noncommunicable chronic diseases, such as metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases, and has received increased attention from the medical community in recent years. Ultra-processed foods are typically very high in salt, sugar, and saturated …

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The Germs That Love Diet Soda

The Germs That Love Diet Soda By Emeran A. Mayer, MD The Germs That Love Diet Soda is an excellent article in the New York Times by science writer Moises Velasquez-Manoff about the potential dangers associated with consuming processed foods.  While it cannot be emphasized enough that eating organic, fresh, fiber rich, low fat and low sugary …

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