Wellness Wednesday: The Health Risks Of Processed Food
Processed foods have become a staple of the western diet.
But eating a lot of these foods filled with extra sugar, fat, and other additives are making you hungrier, not to mention gain weight.
That's accoding to a new study by the National Institutes of Health, which found that those who ate on an ultra-processed diet gained weight and took in about 500 extra calories a day.
Today on All Sides, health risks of consuming processed foods, and more.
- Barry Popkin, global and nutrition expert, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Dr. Chrisanna Gordon, Founder and Executive Director of the Resurrecting Lives Foundation, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician
- Matt Richtel, Pultizer-Prize winning reporter for The New York Times, Author of "An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Ummune Sysytem: A Tale in Four Lives"