Junk Food

The Science of Junk food Addiction

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This is a fascinating article about how scientists research and develop fast and processed foods that are addictive.  I warn you, it’s long but worth the read.

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food in the New York Times

“Many of the Prego sauces — whether cheesy, chunky or light — have one feature in common: The largest ingredient, after tomatoes, is sugar. A mere half-cup of Prego Traditional, for instance, has the equivalent of more than two teaspoons of sugar, as much as two-plus Oreo cookies. It also delivers one-third of the sodium recommended for a majority of American adults for an entire day.”

It’s so important to eat whole, read foods, read labels and monitor your sugar, sodium and harmful fat intake!  If you want to eat health and lose weight, check out these military diet weight loss results.