ultra-processed foods

Preventing disease

6 things to know about ultra-processed foods

Weight gain, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, memory loss, depression, Crohn’s disease. The list of maladies linked to ultra-processed foods seems endless. Are those foods actually to blame? Here’s what we do—and don’t yet—know.

What to know

Quick Studies

A snapshot of the latest research on diet, exercise, and more.