Is Processed Food Really That Bad?



Processed foods have received a bad reputation over the years. They have been blamed time and time again for the nation’s health problems from obesity to high cholesterol to diabetes. However, when we think of processed foods, our minds go immediately to the snack & frozen food aisles of the grocery store. But processed food is more than just a bag of chips or frozen pizza, it is also breads, soups, and even chopped apples.

Read the article below from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to help determine which foods are processed and if processed food is really as bad as we think:


One comment

  1. tippysmom2 · April 17

    The key is reading the labels. At times, I try to limit my carbohydrate intake. It amazes me that the foods that are considered “diet” or “light” are often much higher in carbs than the “normal” food of the same type.


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