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Understanding Processed Foods

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http://www.bestfoodfacts.org/food-for-thought/processed-foods-weaver Processed foods often get vilified in today's food environment, but that shouldn't necessarily be the case. Processing foods can have benefits to improve food's shelf life, reduce food waste, conserve resources and provide healthier and safer food. To learn more about the facts and benefits of processed foods, we talked with Connie Weaver, PhD, Nutrition Scientist and Head of the Department and Distinguished Professor of Nutrition Science at Purdue University, who says processed foods may not be what you think.