Op-ed: The Rise of Ultra-Processed Foods Is Bad News for Our Health

Humans (and our ancestors) have been processing food for at least 1.8 million years. Roasting, drying, grinding, and other techniques made food more nutritious, durable, and tasty. This helped our ancestors to colonize diverse habitats, and then develop settlements and civilizations. Many traditional foods used in cooking today are processed in some way, such as … Continue reading Op-ed: The Rise of Ultra-Processed Foods Is Bad News for Our Health