Processed foods have long been linked to shorter life spans and increased cancer cases.
Groundbreaking research from the US National Institutes of Health suggests for the first time that the relationship is causal: no matter how nutritious they are, processed foods lead people to eat more and gain weight.
Scientists still aren’t sure why this is the case, but they think there may be something unique about the way our hormones interact with processed foods. Plus, we typically eat them faster than unprocessed meals, which means the body has less time to stop and register when it’s full.
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Too much sugar, too much salt, and too much fat.
We’ve all been told for years that these are the culprits responsible for soaring obesity rates and expanding waistlines.
But new groundbreaking research performed at a state-of-the-art nutrition lab in Maryland reveals the nutritional value of what we eat may not matter nearly as much as how fresh our food is in the first place.
Nutrition experts at the National Institutes of …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Life