Where’s the harm in a frozen pizza?
Last updated 3/1/2019 at Noon
Strictly speaking, a processed food is any grocery item that has been modified from its original form. Even steel cut oats, a grain everyone would consider a “healthy” food (low in fat, rich in fiber) is a processed food.
However, its important to note that the “processing” of foods covers much more than mechanical alteration. It includes the full spectrum from foods only mechanically modified (steel cut oats, shredded lettuce) to the nutritional fortification of the most popular convenience foods. And the longer the list of additives, the more a food moves towards the ultra-proces...