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In Search of a Healthy Diet

The basics of a healthy diet are pretty simple Different healthy diets can yield different results We Americans would enjoy better health and well-being if we ate better. Alas, few of our compatriots eat a healthy diet. Why not? One possible reason might be the perceived difficulty of determining the healthfulness of foods, even after…

Ultra-processed Foods Predict Increased Mortality

Want to live longer? Minimize eating ultra-processed foods A recent study showed that ultra-processed foods (UPFs) account for 58 percent of calories and 90 percent of added sugar consumed by Americans. Research links high consumption of ultra-processed foods elevated risk of chronic diseases including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and hypertension. A recent report…