How to eliminate processed foods from diet?
Probably, one of the fastest ways to lose weight
While we all
know to some extent that
junk food is bad for health, new research shows that
if a food has been processed to even a small extent, it
may be contributing to your
weight problem - yes, even foods that are labeled as
"healthy" or "low
calories" or "diet
Oprah has been campaigning against processed foods and
emphasizing the importance of
eating fresh foods and her assertion now seems to have
a scientific reason.
What happens during processing of foods?
food manufacturers - mostly with good intentions - have no
choice to but to add "stuff" to make the food last longer
and still taste delicious. Since any food loses its
natural flavors during processing and when it sits on a
shelf in the store or in your pantry, companies add all
kinds of chemicals to either retain some of the original
flavor or make the food taste flavor-rich.
How does processed food make you fat?
the body looks for calories, it also looks for nutrients.
That is why when you are getting small amounts or no
nutrients in processed foods, the body goes into the
"hunger mode" and stars to preserve calories. The net
result is that the
calorie-rich processed foods turn into fat and the
body refuses to burn them.
How to eliminate
processed foods from your diet?