What Are Refined Foods?

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Refined foods can be defined as foods whose nutrient content has all been removed. These types of food include white flour, white rice and white sugar. The nutrient loss is as a result of the refinement done on them.
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Refined foods are the foods that have been highly processed and extracted of all the nutrients that they offer the body. They are very harmful to health because they are very high in sugar and this may lead to diabetes. Some of the examples are refined white flour, white sugar and the white pasta.
Refined foods would be those that have been processed. Items like sugar, which starts out as cane, is refined. Flour is another that starts out as a grain and is refined into a powder.
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