Nutrition and Health. The Issue is Not Food, Nor Nutrients, So Much As Processing

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Carlos A. Monteiro Orthodox teaching and practice on nutrition and health almost always focuses on nutrients, or else on foods and drinks. Thus, diets that are high in folate and in green leafy vegetables are recommended, whereas diets high in saturated fat and in full-fat milk and other dairy products are not recommended. Food guides […]

Adverse Effects of Ultra-Processed Foods on Mental Health

Ed Ergenzinger Consumption of ultra-processed foods has increased over the past 20 years across almost every segment of the U.S. population. Researchers have found that higher daily intake of ultra- processed foods was associated with a substantially higher risk of dementia. Researchers have also reported that those who consume higher amounts of ultra-processed food have […]