Ultra-Processed Food: It’s Not Just What We Eat It’s How It’s Made

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In a time where ephemeral diet advice bombards us from every Instagrammer and morning show, it’s tempting to ignore the latest scientific report claiming to have a helpful idea about obesity.

In a new review, researchers suggest that the consumption of ultra-processed foods could cause obesity and related health problems because of the way the foods feed our gut microbes.

This isn’t the first time we’ve heard about processed foods, nor the first time we’ve heard about gut microbes. The

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