How Ultra-processed Foods affect Health in Canada
Using data from 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition, this research commissioned by Heart & Stroke describes how much ultra-processed food is consumed by adults in Canada and by whom. It also reveals that high intake of ultra-processed foods and beverages is significantly associated with the prevalence of multiple chronic conditions. Lastly, this research suggests that the consumption of ultra-processed foods displaces nutritious whole or minimally processed foods and dishes from the diet.
June 27, 2019
Nardocci M, Polsky J, Moubarac JC.
Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Additives, Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Nutrients
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, National, International