Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Qualitative

Design

Literature Review

Classification

Other

Country studied

Global

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

Literature

Study setting

N/A

Age group of participant

N/A

Participant sex

N/A

Target population

N/A

Sample size

n=20 (papers)

Consumption of ultra-processed foods and health outcomes: a systematic review of epidemiological studies

Goal

Summarize the evidence for the association between UPFs consumption and health outcomes.

Results

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.

Authors

Chen X, Zhang Z, Yang H, Qiu P, Wang H, et al.

Journal

Nutr J

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