Processed Foods Linked To Higher Mortality
In an article published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, eating ultra-processed food was significantly associated with a higher mortality rate. A 10% increase in consuming these foods yielded a 14% increase in the all-cause mortality rate, mostly due to chronic illnesses, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. Currently, in the United States, 61% of an adult’s total diet comes from ultra-processed foods!! Eat real food. Live longer and healthier.