Why the Last Thing You Should Ever Eat is Ultra Processed Foods: It Kills 11 Million People a Year
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View the Show Notes From This Episode Get Free Weekly Health Tips from Dr. Hyman Sign Up for Dr. Hyman’s Weekly Longevity Journal In the health space, we hear the term ultra-processed foods thrown around often for its clear link to chronic diseases such as depression, Alzheimer’s, and diabesity. But what exactly does “ultra-processed” mean? How can you tell if a food is ultra-processed? In today’s Health Bites episode, we will learn exactly what ultra-processed foods are, how to identify them, their impact on human health, and the global economy. We’ll also discuss tips and tricks for how to read food labels to better navigate the grocery store, and the innovations happening in Washington to develop label laws that helps protect the consumer. In this episode, I discuss: Definition, examples, and deceptive health claims of ultra-processed food (2:06) Health risks and impacts of ultra-processed food (7:30) Case study: impact of an ultra-processed diet on twin girls (10:00) History and rise of processed food (12:09) Difference between ultra-processed and minimally processed foods (17:45) Impact of food packaging and additives on health (24:01) Economic and societal consequences of chronic diseases caused by poor diet (28:04) Identifying ultra-processed foods and understanding food labeling (35:00) Avoiding ultra-processed foods and using food scoring systems (40:50)  This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, Essentia, and Cymbiotika. Streamline your lab orders with Rupa Health. Access more than 3,000 specialty lab tests and register for a FREE live demo at RupaHealth.com. Receive an extra $100 off your mattress purchase! Go to myessentia.com/drmarkhyman and use code HYMAN at checkout to get this great deal. Upgrade your supplement routing with Cymbiotika. Get 20% off with free shipping on all orders. Head to Cymbiotika.com and use code HYMAN. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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