Withdrawing from processed foods has many benefits.


Consuming natural, unprocessed foods offers a plethora of benefits that support overall health and well-being.

These foods are rich in essential nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber, which are vital for maintaining optimal bodily functions and supporting various physiological processes.

Research has consistently shown that diets rich in whole foods, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats, are associated with a reduced risk of chronic diseases like obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and more complex conditions [1][2].

Moreover, natural foods typically have lower levels of added sugars, sodium, and unhealthy fats compared to processed foods, which can contribute to weight gain and metabolic disorders [3].

By emphasizing natural, unprocessed foods in the diet, individuals can improve their nutrient intake, promote better digestion, support immune function, and enhance overall health and longevity.

You can learn more about how you can work with less processed and more natural foods by talking to our Nutritional Therapy team at The Clinic Website.

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1. Hu, F. B. (2002). Dietary pattern analysis: a new direction in nutritional epidemiology. Current Opinion in Lipidology, 13(1), 3-9.
2. Schwingshackl, L., Hoffmann, G., & Lampousi, A. M. (2017). Food groups and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. European Journal of Epidemiology, 32(5), 363-375.
3. Monteiro, C. A., Moubarac, J. C., Cannon, G., Ng, S. W., & Popkin, B. (2013). Ultra-processed products are becoming dominant in the global food system. Obesity Reviews, 14(S2), 21-28.

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