Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Mixed-Method

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

NOVA

Country studied

United Kingdom, Portugal, Ireland, Germany and France

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

One or two 24 hours recall

Study setting

Household

Age group of participant

Adults/30-74

Participant sex

Mixed

Target population

General

Sample size

n=12640 (participants)

Ultra-processed food and excess heart age among U.S. adults

Goal

Examine the association between ultra-processed foods and excess heart age amoung U.S. adults.

Results

The median usual percentage of calories from ultra-processed foods was 54.5% (IQR=45.8%_63.1%). Adjusted excess heart age increased from 7.0 years (95% CI=6.4, 7.6) in the lowest quintile (Q1) to 9.9 years (95% CI=9.2, 10.5) in the highest quintile (Q5) (p

Authors

Quanhe Y, Zefeng Z, Steele EM, Moore LV, Jackson SL.

Journal

American Journal of Preventive Medicine

DOI