Isn't it all too easy for us to walk through the shops, and pile up our trolleys with foods that are well packaged and attractive, not realising that they could be causing and contributing to a serious level of unwanted illness?
In this blog we will unpack why chemically processed foods have a directly negative effect on our bodies, and why we should avoid them if we want to live a healthy life.
Processed Food And The Brain
Our bodies have been designed and made perfectly. Each of us have been made with mechanisms in our bodies and brains that are supposed to regulate how much food we eat and how much food we burn, this is known as energy balance.
There is, however, a lot of evidence to suggest that the “reward value of food” can bypass our natural defence mechanism. This causes us to eat much more than we need to. This is also known as the “food reward hypothesis...