Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Quantitative

Design

Retrospective

Classification

NOVA

Country studied

Global

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

Food record

Study setting

Clinic

Age group of participant

Adults

Participant sex

Mixed

Target population

General

Sample size

n=70 (participants)

Ultra-processed foods and binge eating: A retrospective observational study

Goal

Explore ultra-procesed foods and their link with disordered eating in a clinical sample.

Results

Patients with AN reported consuming 55% NOVA-4 foods, as opposed to approximately 70% in BN and BED patients. Foods that were consumed in a binge pattern were 100% ultra-processed.

Authors

Ayton A, Ibrahim A, Dugan J, Galvin E, Wright OW,

Journal

Nutrition

DOI