The present qualitative study concerns the food practice concepts and meanings of lower-class overweight women. Issues associated with social and cultural conditions in urban areas are part of a transformation process marked by lack of time and the quest of convenience. Ultra-processed food, athough seen as unnecessary in the past are nowadays considered a basic staple by the lower class in Rio de Janeiro. This new reality confronts the contemporary discourse about healthy eating, which is focused on the dema…
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