Increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods and likely impact on human health: evidence from Brazil

@article{Monteiro2010IncreasingCO,
  title={Increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods and likely impact on human health: evidence from Brazil},
  author={Carlos Augusto Monteiro and Renata Bertazzi Levy and Rafael Moreira Claro and In{\^e}s Rugani Ribeiro de Castro and Geoffrey Cannon},
  journal={Public Health Nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={5 - 13}
}
Abstract Objective To assess time trends in the contribution of processed foods to food purchases made by Brazilian households and to explore the potential impact on the overall quality of the diet. Design Application of a new classification of foodstuffs based on extent and purpose of food processing to data collected by comparable probabilistic household budget surveys. The classification assigns foodstuffs to the following groups: unprocessed/minimally processed foods (Group 1); processed… Expand
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