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U.S. Study: Ultraprocessed Foods Now Comprise 2/3 of Calories in Children and Teen Diets.

16 Aug, 2021 | 00:41h | UTC

Trends in Consumption of Ultraprocessed Foods Among US Youths Aged 2-19 Years, 1999-2018 – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Intake of Ultraprocessed Foods Among US Youths: Health Concerns and Opportunities for Research and Policy (free for a limited period)

News release: Ultraprocessed Foods Now Comprise 2/3 of Calories in Children and Teen Diets – Tufts University


Ultra-processed foods now account for two-thirds of calories in the diets of children and teens – CNN

If You Think Kids Are Eating Mostly Junk Food, A New Study Finds You’re Right – NPR


Ultra-processing is the new frontier in public health policy—reflections on the National Food Strategy – The BMJ Opinion

Cohort Study: Association Between Consumption of Ultra-processed Foods and All Cause Mortality

Study: Association Between Ultraprocessed Food Consumption and Risk of Mortality Among Middle-aged Adults

Research: Consumption of Ultra-Processed Foods and Cancer Risk

Randomized Trial: Ultra-Processed Diets Cause Excess Calorie Intake and Weight Gain

Ultra-Processed Foods and Incident Cardiovascular Disease in the Framingham Offspring Study

Cohort study: Higher intake of ultra-processed food linked to increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease.


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