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How Ultra-Processed Foods are Killing Us


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Carlos Monteiro, a professor at the University of São Paulo, believes that "the big issue is ultra-processing."

That is to say, the most important factor when considering food and nutrition is neither nutrients nor foods -- it's what is done to foodstuffs and the nutrients contained in them before they are purchased and consumed.


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