What’s Wrong with the American Diet?

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What’s wrong with the American diet? Most of it, according to a new study.

More specifically, 58% of calories comes from “ultraprocessed” foods that are often stuffed full of added sugars and other bad carbs.

The most popular ultraprocessed foods were breads, cakes, cookies, pies and salty snacks.

LA Times: What’s Wrong with the American Diet? More Than Half Our Calories Come from ‘Ultra-Processed’ Foods

BMJ: Ultra-Processed Foods and Added Sugars in the Us Diet: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Cross-Sectional Study

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