The link between ultra-processed food and diseases is growing

Posted by AFN Staff Writers on 5th June 2019

There have been multiple research studies that link ultra processed food and obesity, but scientists have also found a link between the same type of food and diseases and diseases that cause death, in two studies that have been published recently.

A study that was done in France discovered that there is a 10% association with higher rates of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases and ultra processed food.

Moreover, another study that was done in Spain reports a 62% increased chance of people dying of any cause if they are having four meals per day containing ultra-processed food, compared to those who only have two per day.

Read more in the ABC published article here.