These Foods Are KILLING You!
We all slip up sometimes…
A few slices of pizza at your grandkid’s birthday party… or a candy bar while you’re out on the back nine… or even grabbing fast food burger while on the go.
It’s not every day. So, what’s the harm, right?!
Well, as it turns out, these highly processed foods are more dangerous than we’ve ever known.
In fact, a new study has revealed that these foods are actually KILLING you!
Here’s what you need to know…
A team of French researchers recently concluded that ultra-processed foods (such as bread, desserts, ready-made meals, and sugary drinks) are linked to premature death.
For the study, 44,551 people aged 45 and older were observed during several 24-hour periods from 2009 to 2017.
Dietary choices were assigned to categories depending on how much processing the body is required to do during digestion.
For instance, fruits, eggs, and dairy are at one end of the spectrum because they require minimal processing.
On the other end are foods with lots of ingredients and added sugar, oils, fats, salt, dyes, flavor enhancers, and (of course) preservatives.
After analysis, it was determined that eating just 10 percent more processed foods than the average consumer resulted in a 14 percent increased risk of death.
You see, processed foods are not only harder to digest but they’re riddled with toxins.
In fact, the ingredients in processed foods are linked to cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, dementia, and a whole host of other health conditions.
But these foods are also incredibly tempting and it can be hard to stay away.
It’s not worth it!
So, if you or a loved one is eating too many packaged snacks, bread, desserts, , it’s time to cut back.
And don’t try to quit cold turkey – the cravings will drive you mad!
Instead, cut down on portion size and supplement with organic fruits and veggies, eggs, and dairy products.
Whether raw or frozen, these choices are not only rich in nutrients but they can boost your ability to digest processed foods when it is time for a treat.