“Real food is whole, single-ingredient food.

It is mostly unprocessed, free of chemical additives, and rich in nutrients.

In essence, it’s the type of food human beings ate exclusively for thousands of years.

However, since processed foods became popular in the 20th century, the Western diet has shifted toward ready-to-eat meals.

While processed foods are convenient, they also harm your health. In fact, following a diet based on real food may be one of the most important things you can do to maintain good health and a high quality of life.

Here are 21 reasons to eat real food.”