What is the difference between fresh and processed food?

Answer Fresh is in its natural state so like a piece of fruit or vegetable. Processed is like making it into some like using some flour to make bread. Highly processed is taking a combination of ingredien... Read More »

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In USA, what do you mean by saying "Fresh Food, Fresh Meat, Fresh vegetables"?

Fresh usually denotes 'unprocessed food that hasn't been around long enough to have turned bad. Even "fresh from the vine' doesn't mean it was picked that day. On the contrary, Americans statistica... Read More »

Is oatmeal processed food?

No, not unless you buy those instant packets of flavored oatmeal. Those are highly processed. Real oatmeal is not.

Why does processed food taste like cardboard?

Because it's been processed! Seriously, you've got used to "real" food, and now you can taste what processing and added chemicals (mostly to make it keep longer) does to it. It's amazing how quic... Read More »

Does "all natural" on packaged food mean that its not processed?

No, it just means the ingredients are mainly natural. But a lot of times it's a lie, companies can do that as long as they still list the ingredients on the box. Look for organic products, they are... Read More »