FOOD, FACTS and FADS

Exploring the sense and nonsense of food and health

What is a Processed Food?

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Processed foods are often maligned due to their low  nutrient density, high caloric density and high levels of sugar, fat, and salt. All foods are processed to some degree but it is generally thought that the Ultra-processed foods are the most troublesome. This article clarifies some of the confusion. Brazil’s dietary guidelines make some sense.

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