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What are ultra-processed foods? What should I eat instead?

By Anahad O'Connor

27 Sep 2022 · 6 min read

Editor's Note

Ultra processed foods form a large portion of our diets, but is also increases risks of heart diseases and death. This story looks at how you can tackle ultra processed foods with other alternatives.

Is your diet ultra-processed?

In many households, ultra-processed foods are mainstays at the kitchen table. They include products that you may not even think of as junk food such as breakfast cereals, muffins, snack bars and sweetened yogurts. Soft drinks and energy drinks count, too.

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