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Old Thu, Jul-18-19, 01:43
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Default How processed food makes us fat

How processed food makes us fat

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For many years, Iíve steadfastly clung to a position for which there has been almost no evidence: Processed food is the root of obesity.

This doesnít mean that processed food is the sole cause. Thereís also the ubiquity of food, changing social mores and what is probably a more sedentary lifestyle (though evidence for that, too, is surprisingly hard to come by). It also doesnít mean that all processed food is bad. Whole-grain bread and cereal are excellent, and there are good versions of such things as frozen pizza and jarred pasta sauce. Also wine.

What it does mean is that modern industrial food processing ó and only modern industrial food processing ó has enabled the manufacture of the cheap, convenient, calorie-dense foods engineered to appeal to us that have become staples of our obesogenic diet. By one estimate, nearly 60 percent of our calories come from ultra-processed food.


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