Five Ways to Identify Ultraprocessed Foods

Knowing what to look for can help you avoid buying 
too many unhealthy ultraprocessed foods.


The research is clear: a diet high in ultraprocessed foods is associated with higher risk for overweight, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure. These conditions are all risk factors for cardiovascular disease (the leading cause of death worldwide) and they increase risk for other diseases, including cancer, chronic kidney disease, and dementia. Limiting […]