What the Hell Is Ultra-Processed Food?

Phrenssynnes
4 min readMar 13, 2023

Why avoid it

Sugary cupcakes (credit photo Phrenssynnes)
Sugary cupcakes (credit photo Phrenssynnes)

Ultra-process food

Growing up, my mother was in charge of cooking for the family.

My father, who is a retired accountant, was never interested in nutrition. Except when his doctor diagnosed him with a cholesterol problem. Since then, he has developed the mentality that anything that tastes good is wrong for you.

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Francine Boilard is a writer for the Phrenssynnes blog. She writes a monthly newsletter on Substack. She has written forThe Writing Cooperative, Writers ' Blok