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How have processed foods affected children's health?

Processed foods often have extra salt, fat, and sugar added to enhance their taste. This has affected children's health by increasing the incidence of overweight, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health problems. Childhood obesity is currently a major health epidemic in our country. It is important to make healthy food choices for your family. Talk with your doctor about how to maintain a healthy diet and reduce your intake of processed foods.

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