Ultraprocessed

THE CONVERSATION: Ultra-processed foods: it's not just their low nutritional value that's a problem

THE CONVERSATION: Ultra-processed foods: it’s not just their low nutritional value that’s a problem

Ultra-processed foods are concoctions of various industrial ingredients (such as emulsifiers, thickeners, and artificial flavors), blended into food products through a series of manufacturing processes. Sugary drinks and many breakfast cereals are ultra-processed foods, as are more recent innovations, such as so-called “plant-based” burgers, which are typically made with protein isolates and other chemicals to …

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