Category Archives: Processed Foods

Lucky Dip To Bad Health: Processed and Packaged Foods

One of the main problems with the consumption of processed, packaged, and preprepared foods is that often, you are not sure exactly what you are eating. When you rely on others to prepare your food, there can be the addition … Continue reading

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Good Carb, Bad Carb

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Eat Salt Get Fat?

Processed and fast foods contain high amounts of salt (sodium chloride). Consumption of the typical Western diet, which contains high amounts of processed and fast foods, therefore increases salt intake significantly. The high salt intake of the Western diet in … Continue reading

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What Is The Sodium to Potassium Ratio in The Western Diet

The sodium to potassium ratio in the diet plays an important role in the regulation of intracellular and extracellular fluid, as well as the regulation of neuronal activity. This is why the potassium to sodium ratio of the diet is … Continue reading

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Food Quality: How Much Processed Food Do Americans Eat?

There is good evidence that the high rates of obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease are caused by the low quality processed foods that are commonly consumed by Westerners. Processed foods include a wide variety of products, but most … Continue reading

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