According to the CDC, more than 70% of the sodium we consume comes from processed and prepared foods like frozen meals.
Eating too much sodium can increase your blood pressure, leaving you at an increased risk of stroke and/or heart disease.
Some frozen foods, especially frozen pizza and other pies, contain harmful partially hydrogenated oil, which could be putting your heart in serious danger
Many of the popular frozen foods are low-calorie meals like Lean Cuisines,which contain way fewer than the number of calories per meal recommend by nutritionists
When you don't get enough energy from your food, you're hurting your body.The body will start sacrificing muscle, as it is more metabolically 'expensive' to maintain.
According to a clinical nutrition study, people who cook for themselves experience more intense positive emotions, less intense negative emotions, and less worry
A report from health watchdog Environmental Working Group estimated that whopping 2,000 synthetic chemicals may be used in processed foods
like frozen meals, and that these chemicals don't need to be approved by the FDA. "We don't know what the long-term impacts are," Dawn Undurraga, an EWG nutritionist, told Sierra Magazine.