To understand how healthy a food is, we often look at fats and proteins, vitamins and minerals. But this approach overlooks one property that's a key part of a food's health potential – its structure.
Ultra-processed products have little or no intact 'food' remaining in them. And much-praised industry led reformulation is doing nothing effective about this.
Processed foods can be nutritious as well as economical and convenient. So let's stop demonizing processed foods, and ease up on those who turn to them for convenience and price.
Robust new study finds weight gain may be due to more than just the calories.
The study showed that every 10% increase in consumption of ultra-processed food was linked to a 12% increase in developing some types of cancers. But it didn't show the processed food caused cancers.
The latest study linking diet with cancer has many flaws.