b'food to create varied and deliciousconstituents (hydrogenated fats andwhichmeetsthedefinitionof dishes and meals. modified starch), or synthesized inGroup 3. Moreover, potatoes (Group laboratories from food substrates or1)areasignificantproportionofExamples: butter, oil, salt. otherorganicsources(flavorchipsandfries,whichcontradicts Group 3: Processed Foodsenhancers, colors, and several foodthe definition of UPF. In some cases, additives used to make the productexamplesofUPFslikeicecream,Processed foods are manufacturedhyper-palatable).Manufacturingchocolatemilk,andflavored by using salt, sugar, oil, or other sub- techniques include extrusion, mold- yogurts also meet the definition of stances (Group 2) added to naturaling,andpreprocessingbyfrying.Group 3 as they only contain three orminimallyprocessedfoodsBeveragesmaybeultra-processed.ingredientsandasignificantpro-(Group 1) to preserve or make themGroup 1 foods are a small propor- portion of Group 1 foods. morepalatable.Mostprocessedtionof,orareevenabsentfrom, foods have two or three ingredients.ultra-processed products.With this information, writers and Examples:cannedorbottlededitors who mention or use images legumes or vegetables preserved in Examples: fatty, sweet, savory, orofchipsandfriesinstoriesabout salt (brine) or vinegar; fruits in sugarsaltypackagedsnacks;icecreams;UPFscanbeaskedtocorrectthe syrup; freshly made cheeses; freshly- carbonatedsoftdrinks;sweetenedcontent. If you see misinformation made(unpackaged)breadmadeofandflavoredyogurts;chocolateorwouldlikemoreinformation wheat flour, yeast, water, and salt.milk.about media corrections, please get intouchwithBonnieJohnsonat Group4:Ultra-ProcessedFoodsUnfortunately,[email protected]
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