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Hands down, when it comes to getting the many different nutrients needed to support physical activity and good health, eating whole foods in forms close to nature trumps eating foods processed in a factory. Unfortunately, as a nation people are cooking less and relying more on packaged convenience foods,

Ultra-Processed Foods Contribute Half of Calories

Ultra-processed foods, such as sodas, candy, packaged baked goods, instant soups, and processed meat products make up more than half of the total energy intake and contribute the highest amount of added sugar to the American diet, according to a new study. Researchers evaluated data from 9,317 participants in the

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American Diets Are High in Ultra-Processed Foods

Food products that contain high amounts of added sugar, salt, and fat account for more than 50 percent of the average American diet, according to a study published online March 9, 2016 in BMJ Open. These “ultra-processed” foods often contain flavorings and other chemical additives, and they are the source

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