Ultra processed foods are manufactured industrially from multiple ingredients that usually include additives used for technological and/or cosmetic purpose. Ultra processed foods are mostly consumed in the form of snacks, desserts, or ready-to-eat or -heat meals
Some food items that can be swapped with a better one:
1. Chips with DIY pita chips
2. Artificially flavored cheese crackers with whole-grain crackers and cheese slices
3. White breads with homemade breads
4. Coke with Soda-stream
Ultra processed foods are gaining ground in our diets. According to the research conducted indicates that eating ultra processed foods can lead to obesity, high blood pressure and cancer, the study authors say.
Read the package from front to back so as to look at the ingredients list. Buy only those products with the least number of ingredients and with ingredients you understand.