New evidence links ultra-processed foods with a range of health risks

Policies that limit ultra-processed food intake are urgently needed, say researchers Two large European studies published by The BMJ today find positive associations between consumption of highly processed (“ultra-processed”) foods and risk of cardiovascular disease and death. The researchers say further work is needed to better understand these effects, and a direct (causal) link remains to be established, … Continue reading New evidence links ultra-processed foods with a range of health risks