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Consumption of ultra-processed foods and health outcomes: a systematic review of epidemiological studies
Summarize the evidence for the association between UPFs consumption and health outcomes.
20 studies (12 cohort and 8 Cross-sectionalstudies) were included in the analysis, with a total of 334,114 participants and 10 health outcomes. In a Narrativereview, high UPFs consumption was obviously associated with an increased risk of all-cause mortality, overall cardiovascular diseases, coronary heart diseases, cerebrovascular diseases, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, overweight and obesity, depression, irritable bowel syndrome, overall cancer, postmenopausal breast cancer, gestational obesity, adolescent asthma and wheezing, and frailty. It showed no significant association with cardiovascular disease mortality, prostate and colorectal cancers, gestational diabetes mellitus and gestational overweight.
Chen X, Zhang Z, Yang H, Qiu P, Wang H, et al.