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Processed Foods Carry a Penalty

Whole foods burn 50% more calories than processed foods.

Do processed "diet" foods leave you with lingering hunger and a desire to nibble on other foods, thus leading you to consume more calories than if you had prepared a wholesome meal? Researchers have found we burn 50% more calories metabolizing whole foods (WF) than comparable processed food (PF) meals with the same number of calories. Diets with a high percentage of PFs result in increased energy assimilation and may contribute to obesity.

PositiveTip: Eat wholesome foods which are lower in calories and burn more in metabolism.