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Ultra-processed foods may be linked to cancer, says study14 Feb 6:30pm

Ultra-processed foods may be linked to cancer, says study

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Findings suggest increased consumption of ultra-processed foods tied to rise in cancers, but scientists say more research is needed “Ultra-processed” foods, made in factories with ingredients unknown to the domestic kitchen, may be linked to cancer, according to a large and groundbreaking study. Ultra-processed foods include pot noodles, shelf-stable ready meals, cakes and confectionery which contain long lists of additives, preservatives, flavourings and colourings – as well as often high levels of sugar, fat and salt. They now account for half of all the food bought by families eating at home in the UK,
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