Ultra Processed Food Is Not As Addictive As Cocaine

Why recent headlines about ultra-processed foods are wrong

Gideon M-K; Health Nerd

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Pictured: Delicious. Probably not addictive in a meaningful sense. Photo by Karsten Winegeart on Unsplash

Ultra-processed food is the latest in a long line of ways humans have thought up of trying to categorize things into easy groups of “healthy” vs “unhealthy’“. The idea is that foods which are produced in factories and come pre-packaged are generally unnatural and bad for your…

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