Ultraprocessed foods increase mortality risk
Eating higher amounts of ultraprocessed foods increases mortality risk, according to a study published online Feb. 11, 2019 in JAMA Internal Medicine. The risk for all-cause death increased by 14% for every 10% increase in the amount of dietary ultraprocessed foods consumed. Ultraprocessed foods include mass-produced, ready-to-eat foods such as packaged snacks, sugary drinks, breads, candies, ready-made meals and processed meats.
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