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Too Many Ultra-Processed Calories and Wasted Food

The struggle with weight gain and obesity is a common and costly health issue, leading to an increase in risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and cancer. Obesity affects more than one-third of adults and 17 percent of young people in the U.S.  Research has linked growing waistlines to a number of different sources, including processed and high-fructose foods, sodas and high-carbohydrate diets. Risks associated with belly fat in aging adults includes an elevated risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease.  Read more...



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