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"What are processed foods?"

Hey everyone, it’s Dr.Oza again. I thought we’d talk about something a little different today, something called a Whole Food Plant Based (WFPB) Diet. Though this sounds daunting, I assure you it’s not. One question I receive a lot as a physician is “what are processed foods?” I feel there may be a misconception about what makes a food “processed”. Instantly when an individual thinks about processed foods, they think of fast food chains. However, reality is, anything that isn’t a whole food is a processed food. Let me give you an example:

Think of an apple,

If eaten straight from the tree or from the supermarket it is a WFPB.

If cooked into apple sauce, it is minimally processed.</