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./Can J Public Health

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

DOI