Tagesu Abdisa

Department of Veterinary Medicine, Gedo Veterinary Clinic, Oromia, Ethiopia

  • Review Article   
    Review on Public Health Aspects of Processed Foods
    Author(s): Tagesu Abdisa*

    Historically, food processing has been almost entirely concerned with increasing palatability and shelf life while also ensuring food safety. Nowadays, there is a growing need to examine both their health potential and their environmental footprint at the same time. Any food that has been altered during the preparation process to make it more convenient, shelf-stable, or palatable is considered a processed food. However, little consideration has been devoted to the public health consequences of processed food and more detailed studies on the public aspect of processed food have not been conducted. Therefore, the primary goal of this paper was to provide an overview of the public health implications of processed foods. Processed foods are easier to eat and cook, and they help to compensate for nutritional deficiencies in raw foods. Processed foods, on the other hand, raise concerns abo.. View more»

    DOI: 10.35248/2157-7110.23.14.1028

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