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Challenging the vilification of ultra-processed foods

By Olivia Haslam

The co-founder of Huel has taken issue with the current rhetoric that all ultra-processed foods (UPFs) are ‘bad’ saying this is an argument based on oversimplification and privilege.

Ready meals tend to contain high levels of hydrogenated oils, salt, refined starchy foods and food additives

Daily ready meals could increase obesity risk

By Niamh Michail

Eating ready meals every day may increase the risk of obesity and associated health problems, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke, researchers have found.

Chilled and frozen meals are showing tasty growth

Ready meals demand boosts sales for Laila’s

By Rod Addy

Laila’s Fine Foods is reporting substantial growth in frozen and chilled ready meals as Mintel figures suggest the UK market is experiencing significant growth.

UK meals 'ready' for growth

UK meals 'ready' for growth

Britain is set to extend its lead in the European ready meals
market over the next five years, accounting for more than half of
all sales by 2007. But convenience is no longer enough to keep
consumers happy - they want health and...


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