Consumption of ultra-processed foods and likely impact on human health. Evidence from Canada.

  title={Consumption of ultra-processed foods and likely impact on human health. Evidence from Canada.},
  author={Jean-Claude Moubarac and Ana Paula Bortolleto Martins and Rafael Moreira Claro and Renata Bertazzi Levy and Geoffrey J Cannon and Carlos Augusto Monteiro},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={16 12},
OBJECTIVE To investigate consumption of ultra-processed products in Canada and to assess their association with dietary quality. DESIGN Application of a classification of foodstuffs based on the nature, extent and purpose of food processing to data from a national household food budget survey. Foods are classified as unprocessed/minimally processed foods (Group 1), processed culinary ingredients (Group 2) or ultra-processed products (Group 3). SETTING All provinces and territories of Canada… CONTINUE READING
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