Priscilla Machado | Civil Eats

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Priscila Machado is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University. She is a Nutritionist, and holds a PhD in Public Health Nutrition (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil). Her research interests focus on populations’ food consumption and dietary patterns, with emphasis on the role of food processing in the food system and human health.

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

Dozens of kinds of potato chips, corn chips, and other ultra-processed foods in the supermarket. (Photo credit: Mike Mozart)