Study finds ultra-processed foods can cause increased health risks

Eating high amounts of ultra-processed foods can increase your chances of having chronic health conditions like diabetes and heart disease, according to a new study.

News 12 Staff

Nov 14, 2023, 11:37 PM

Updated 153 days ago

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Eating high amounts of ultra-processed foods can increase your chances of having chronic health conditions like diabetes and heart disease, according to a new study.
The study looked at people who eat more ultra-processed foods, specifically animal products and sweetened beverages.
The research found the diet was linked to an increased risk of developing cancer, along with other conditions such as diabetes or cardio-vascular disease.
A 2019 study found that about 71% of the food supply in the U.S. may be considered ultra-processed.


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