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3 Reasons Why Processed Foods Are Bad For You

Processed foods have been around in America now for quite a while. First introduced in the 1800s, it wasn’t until the turn of the twentieth century that the processed food industry started booming. Ironically enough, it was right around that same time when major health issues started to arise. This is no coincidence. Research indicates the gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal problems that started to occur around this time were a direct result of inadequate nutrition from processed foods. As the processed food industry gained momentum over the last century, these health issues have turned into chronic diseases. Perhaps the most damaging of processed foods are those that have been chemically processed. Chemical processes like hydrogenation gained popularity in the 1950s, and people started dropping like flies...