Tag: Processed Food

How overly processed foods are linked to cancer and hormonal disruption. (Op-Ed)

How overly processed foods are linked to cancer and hormonal disruption. (Op-Ed)

Hot or cold packaged snacks, pre-packaged meals, sweets, and sodas are undeniably delicious, easy to grab on the go, and filling. However, they are ultra-processed foods. They generally have long lists of ingredients, many of which you won’t recognize, much less be able to pronounce, like substances for bulking, de-foaming, emulsifying, and bleaching. Ultra-processed food […]

Studies find 14% of adults globally are addicted to ‘ultra-processed food’

Studies find 14% of adults globally are addicted to ‘ultra-processed food’

An analysis of 281 studies from 36 different countries recently found that as many as 14 percent of adults worldwide are addicted to “ultra-processed foods” (UPFs). The studies also found that 12 percent of children suffer from the same addiction. Authors of the paper, posted to the BMJ, include University of Michigan psychology professor Ashley […]

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