The Foods That Are Addictive

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Carlos A. Monteiro and Geoffrey Cannon Foods are not all potentially addictive. It is now generally agreed that the foods most liable to be addictive are processed, energy-dense and high in added sugar, fat and/or salt, and typically ultra-processed, with additional characteristics liable to make them addictive. Studies on food addiction should focus upon ultra-processed […]

Food Freedom – Part 3: Dark Secrets of Processed Foods

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Lucy Crisetig The issue of food processing is largely ignored or even minimized in public policies, even during the current ongoing pandemic of obesity and related chronic diseases. As humans, we’re unique in that we cook our food – one type of processing – as well as ferment, grind, soak, chop and dry. Although, if […]

Dirty Secrets of the Food Processing Industry

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Weston A. Price Foundation WE HAVE ALWAYS PROCESSED OUR FOOD; this is an activity that is uniquely human. We cook our food—that is one type of processing–as well as ferment, grind, soak, chop and dry. All of these are types of food processing. Traditional processing has two functions: to make food more digestible and to […]

Why the Fake Food Race is Worth $3 Trillion

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Joseph Mercola Industrial agriculture is a key driver of environmental destruction and ill health, yet this destructive cycle is defended in the name of affordable food and the need to feed the masses. Industrial agriculture uses 75% of available farmland yet produces just 30% of food consumed globally. Small biodiverse farms use 25% of land […]