Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Quantitative

Design

Literature Review

Classification

NOVA

Country studied

Global

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

Database

Study setting

Online

Age group of participant

N/A

Participant sex

N/A

Target population

N/A

Sample size

n=6423 (papers)

Food processing and cardiometabolic risk factors: Systematic review

Goal

Systematically review the evidence for the association between food consumption according to processing and cardiometabolic factors in adults and/or the elderly.

Results

Of the 6,423 studies identified after removing duplicates, eleven met the eligibility criteria. The main food classification we used was Nova. The consumption of ultra-processed foods was positively associated with overweight and obesity, high blood pressure and metabolic syndrome. All articles included met more than 50% of the methodological quality criteria. The quality of evidence was considered moderate for the outcome overweight and obesity and weak for hypertension and metabolic syndrome.

Authors

Santos FS, Dias MS, Mintem GC, Oliveira IO, Giant DP.

Journal

Public Health Journal

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