"Ultra-processed foods (or UPF) now account for more than half of all the calories eaten in the UK and US, and other countries are fast catching up."
“I blamed myself for my lack of self-control. But now, all these years later... I feel I was asking myself the wrong question. It shouldn’t have been “What is wrong with you?” but “What is wrong with this food?””
As says "brightly coloured packages that look like food for children - the cookies, savoury snacks, cereals" contribute both to overweight & dietary inadequacy. One of the reasons is prioritising healthy food environments for kids.
Consumers may blame themselves for overindulging in ultra-processed foods, but what if it is in the nature of these products to be overeaten? I wrote about ultra-processed food for ⁦
This is a wonderfully written article on ultra-processed food by in featuring some of our recent work on this topic and including some discussion of our new study to begin this spring!
For people struggling with #obesity, diabetes and other #nutrition-linked illnesses, the question shouldn’t be “what’s wrong with me?” but “what’s wrong with this food?”
Yes a long read, but thorough exploration of the effects of ultra-processed foods on our health from . We urgently need to teach people to cook to reduce our reliance on them so we can #JustEatRealFood.
Really nice article that nicely brings together the problems of our current food environment.
How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket
😖’Ultra-processed foods (or UPF) now account for more than half of all the calories eaten in the UK and US’!!!! How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket | Food | The Guardian
better give this a good read if you'd like to stay healthy... #sustainability How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket
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Rather than the Omnivores Dilemma perhaps we now rather have the Food Processors Dilemma. We no longer just have to choose what to eat but more than ever choose what to create. "How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket" by
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How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket
Finally read this 👌 #longread on how ultra-processed food took over, having been lucky enough to discuss with . But my conclusion is less ambivalent.. #FoodSystems #transformation ..now!
Many processed foods are safe and healthy but “there’s a huge difference between a cooked carrot and a bag of industrially produced, carrot-flavoured veggie puffs”. Can you think of one healthy ultra processed food? I recently failed this test.
Great piece by - bringing personal & political to ultra-processed foods. Foods which make up large & growing portion of daily food intake from Baltimore to Bamako for convenience, cost & ubiquity. Manufacturing an #obesity epidemic #UPF #CdOH
Never heard the term “ultra-processed foods” before, but of course I’ve been eating them. We all have.
Ultra-processed foods (UPF) account for more than half of all calories eaten in the UK and US. UPF also called “edible foodlike substances” took over shopping basket as it is cheap, attractive and convenient, and difficult not to eat. #eatright2020
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Excellent article
Super-paranoid since reading brilliant longread by . It's practically impossible to get away from processed foods – milk for god sakes, sourdough bread, quality sandwich meat! Today Waitrose became a desert to me.
How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket
Last year, I focused on eating better and getting back into shape. I lost 35 lbs & feel great. Ppl keep asking for my secret & are puzzled when I say, "more exercise + eating less processed food." Eat less food with a bar code and you'll feel better.