Processed food is more than boxed macaroni and cheese, potato chips and drive-thru hamburgers. Sort the nutritious from the not-so-nutritious.

San Jose, Costa Rica – September 23, 2008: Snacks in a window display in cafeteria of university in San Jose, Costa Rica. Excessive snacking has been implicated in the increasing prevalence of obesity in Costa Rica.

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