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Over 70% of packaged foods sold in the US are ultra-processed lab products that are driving the obesity epidemic, study finds

If whatever you're eating or drinking right now came prepackaged, odds are it's more lab product than actual food, a new study finds.  The Western diet is a primary driver of the American obesity epidemic, and that diet is notoriously high in sugar, fat and processed foods.  In fact, the majority of snacks, breads, cookies, dressings and drinks that come in a package are not just processed but ultra-processed, according to new Northwestern University research.  Read more....

 

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