Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Mixed-Method

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

NOVA

Country studied

Canada

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

One 24 hours recall

Study setting

Household

Age group of participant

Adults/19+

Participant sex

Mixed

Target population

General

Sample size

n=13,608 (participants)

Consumption of ultra-processed foods is associated with obesity, diabetes and hypertension in Canadian adults

Goal

Assess the association between consumption of UPF and obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease.

Results

The average UPF intake in the highests tertile was 73% and the avergae UPF intake in the lowest tertile was 24%. I the highest tertile, participants had 31% higher odds of obesity, 27% higher odds of diabetes, and 60% higher odds of hypertension.

Authors

Nardocci M, Polsky JY, Moubarac JC.

Journal

Can J Public Health

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