Questions tagged [refined-foods]

Refined foods are foods that have been subjected to processes to make them more durable and/or visually attractive.

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Why is White flour not healthy?

All of the bread made in my bread-making course uses White flour. They come out nice & white, crusty & chewy. Tastes great too! But a lot of my friends say that bread or other food items made ...
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Does excessive sugar intake cause diabetes? [duplicate]

Assuming no weight gain, does a large amount of refined sugar intake increase the risk of diabetes? To put it another way: In theory, if you took two identical subjects, and they each consumed the ...
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Is there any possible health risks to eating subway every day? [closed]

Every day, I eat an average 6' subway sandwich, which is around 300 calories plus a drink (sweet tea). There may be a possibility that the meats are processed and i can realize that, but is eating ...
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Can refined flour be addictive? [duplicate]

Is there any scientific literature investigating physical and psychological addiction to white flour made of wheat? Some studies, like this one talk about this subject but I'm not well informed and ...
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