Ultra-processed foods like frozen pizzas are generally more easy to buy and prepare, and at a lower cost, than healthier whole foods. But there could be a price to pay for overconsuming them, researchers say.
Ultra-processed foods like frozen pizzas are generally more easy to buy and prepare, and at a lower cost, than healthier whole foods. But there could be a price to pay for overconsuming them, researchers say.
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Convenient but deadly? ‘Ready to eat’ ultra- processed foods may put you at risk of premature death, study finds

  • Eating ultra-processed foods with few fresh ingredients and lots of starches, processed proteins, and additives is associated with a higher risk of disease
  • Now researchers in Brazil have calculated that more than one in 10 adult premature deaths in that country could be attributable to eating ultra-processed foods

Ultra-processed foods like frozen pizzas are generally more easy to buy and prepare, and at a lower cost, than healthier whole foods. But there could be a price to pay for overconsuming them, researchers say.
Ultra-processed foods like frozen pizzas are generally more easy to buy and prepare, and at a lower cost, than healthier whole foods. But there could be a price to pay for overconsuming them, researchers say.
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