Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Mixed-Method

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

NOVA

Country studied

Brazil

Data

Primary

Data Collected

One food frequency

Study setting

Clinic

Age group of participant

Adults

Participant sex

N/A

Target population

Vulnerable (Women with breast cancer)

Sample size

n=100 (participants)

Intake of ultra-processed foods by women surviving breast cancer/Rev. bras. Cancerol

Goal

Evaluate the intake of ultra-processed foods in women surviving breast cancer.

Results

Of the calories ingested by the patients, 27.1% were ultra-processed foods. Those with high ingestion of ultra-processed foods had lower intake of protein (p=0.0372) and fibers (p=0.0458) and higher intake of polyunsaturated fat (p=0.0019) and sodium (p=0.0068). The ingestion of ultra-processed foods was related to lower intake of in natura foods and higher intake of sodium, total fat and its fractions (p<0.05).

Authors

Sales JN, Barbosa MC, Bezerra IM, Green SMML.

Journal

DOI