First randomized, controlled study finds ultra-processed diet leads to weight gain

Saturday, June 1, 2019

In mid-May, Dr. Kevin D. Hall, a senior investigator with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases published a study on the first randomized, controlled trial at the NIH Clinical Center. The study found that people who ate processed good ate more calories and gained more weight than when they consumed a whole food diet with foods that were unprocessed.