Wellness for the Family: The Connection Between Processed Foods and Weight Gain

If you’re looking to lose weight or are trying to maintain a certain weight, food is always something we tend to look at first.  Processed foods are one area that has directly been linked to weight gainPexels Polina Tankilevitch 4109234 and can ultimately cause long-term health concerns.

Registered dietician, Shanthi Appelö with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan breaks down the correlation to weight gain and health problems when it comes to specific processed foods. She also talks about alternative options for food, specifically with a Mediterranean diet of mostly plant-based foods.

Check out the Zoom video above to see Shanthi’s recommendations and advice.

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