Tag: processed foods

Research has shown that processed foods are making us fatter. Here is how according to the Washington Post.

Research has shown that processed foods are making us fatter.  Here is how according to the Washington Post. Not long ago it was reported by both the NY Times as well as NPR that processed foods (junk foods) had increased the weight of many Brazilians. In Brazil, the company that did the damage was Nestle. There is also some evidence that antibiotics that have been used to fatten cattle and chickens are having the same effect on us as those antibiotics make their way through the food supply. Processed foods are huge in the USA, with the latest entry into Read More »

A new study reported by NPR confirms ultra processed foods are likely making us fatter.

A new study reported by NPR confirms ultra processed foods are likely making us fatter. There is growing information to support the idea that ultra processed foods are making us gain weight.  According to NPR, a recent study suggested that people who ate processed foods of similar caloric intake gained two pounds after a couple of weeks, while those who ate healthy or real food actually lost weight. The study showed that the problem was not as simple as salt or sugar. A while ago, another study showed that Brazilians gained weight when Nestle successfully marketed their processed foods to Read More »

Processed meats like bacon and sausage can cause cancer says the WHO. What should we do now?

Processed meats like bacon and sausage can cause cancer says the WHO. What should we do now? We know that some foods are better for us than others. We also know that the cure for cancer remains elusive for now, but do we avoid all foods that may increase our risk? If we did remove all of these foods such as bacon or sausages, does that guarantee we would never suffer from these diseases called cancer? Bacon and other processed meats can cause cancer, experts say Oct 26th 2015 11:05AM Eating processed meats like hot dogs, sausages or bacon can Read More »