The Washington Post takes a step-by-step look at the drama of processed foods: What happens to the body when we eat them
Eating processed foods is like eating once digested foods.
Experts say this is what we do when we consume too many packaged foods, be it bread, cereal, chips, frozen foods that have been refined, ground, heated, melted, shaped and filled with additives.
A video shows how these products are created in the factory, the long cycle they go through.
Ultra-processing degrades the internal structure or 'food matrix'. This affects the bio-diversity of nutrients. Yes, that's all. It also affects how our bodies feel full after consuming such food.