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By Erika Edwards
People who eat a lot of highly processed foods with more calories and get more weight than those who follow a minimally processed diet, a new study was done at the National Institutes of Health.
Many real nutrition and nutrition studies rely on participants to remember what they ate, which is very difficult for many people. The results of the study were published on Thursday in the magazine Cell Metabolism.
This project was much more controlled. The NIH Clinic Center in Bethesda (Maryland) lived a group of 10 men and 10 women for 28 days, provided by researchers with the National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
. subjects ate what was called "ultra-processed diet". This included many foods that would be kept in a sensible way: turkey, chicken salad made from chicken, sweetened Greek yogurt, cream with cream cheese and fried potato chips. the other half stuck in a minimally processed diet, including meat and fish, healthy fruits and vegetables, eggs, nuts and oatmeal. Participants in the second two weeks have changed their diet
that on average more than 500 calories a day was eaten in an ultra-processed diet, ”said author Kevin Hall. "They have gained weight and gained body fat."
Nutrition facts labels are not the whole story.
Although both diets were combined with the same amount of calories, sugar, fat, fiber, and macronutrients, such as carbohydrates and proteins, people eating processed foods gained about two pounds.
It is possible that people usually ate faster and consumed more fat and carbohydrates on an ultra-processor diet.
Dieticians say the results confirm what they have seen in their studies. "Saturation is higher and longer when we eat food that has been minimally processed," said Elisabetta Politi from Duke's Diet and Fitness Center in Durham, North Carolina.
. When participants took part in a minimally processed diet, they produced more of the hormone PYY, making people feel fuller and less hormone called ghrelin, which stimulates the appetite.
"This is the first study showing nutrition nutrition facts labels are not the whole story," Hall said. "There is something else about these ultra-processed foods."
But what exactly are "ultrafine foods"? Some say that all foods go through a certain process to ensure that they get from our farms to our forks.
The study classifies food as "ultra-processed" if it contains ingredients known as industrial food production such as hydrated oils, artificial flavors and other additives to stabilize products and increase their shelf life.
The hall shows that recycled food is just what your grandmother will not recognize. St. Charlotte, North Carolina, Lisa Leake, Mother of Two Children, 2010 He renewed his family's diet by removing all the highly processed foods.
Within a few days, Leake and her husband lost five pounds without a trial, she said. They had more energy, and she said her good cholesterol levels increased by 50 percent a year
in Leake, who recently released a cookbook "100 days of real food," said NBC News to begin reading the ingredients labels for those who have Five or Less Healthy Ingredients
And planning a meal in advance, she said. "If you don't know what your next meal will be, you're ready to starve at driving."
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