Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Qualitative

Design

Narrative

Classification

NOVA

Country studied

Global

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

Other

Study setting

Online

Age group of participant

N/A

Participant sex

N/A

Target population

General

Sample size

N/A

Ultra-processed foods

Goal

Provide an overview of ultra-processed foods.

Results

Ultra-processed foods tend to be energy-dense, nutrient-poor and less satiating than whole foods. They are associated with obesity, inflammation, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular risk and cancer, among other detrimental effects.

Authors

Mora G.

Journal

Nutrition & Dietetics

DOI