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Processed Foods – What is okay and what you want to avoid

By: Samantha Boucher, CSUN Dietetic Intern

For people who are conscious of nutrition, processed foods carry a scary name. They are blamed for almost everything; from weight gain to high blood pressure and possibly depression. But before we shun all processed foods from our diet, it’s important to understand what food processing entails. Food processing practices fall within different categories, ranging from minimal to high processing. Continue reading