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Ultraprocessed food and chronic noncommunicable diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 43 observational studies

Inculcating the habit of consuming ultra-processed foods may result in a spike in the incidence of different non-communicable diseases, including obesity, cancer, depression, metabolic syndrome, and cardiometabolic diseases.

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  • 2021
  • Melissa M Lane, Jessica A Davis, Sally Beattie, Clara Gómez-Donoso, Amy Loughman, Adrienne O'Neil, Felice Jacka, Michael Berk, Richard Page, Wolfgang Marx, Tetyana Rocks
  • The Institute for Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Translation (IMPACT), Food and Mood Centre, School of Medicine, Barwon Health, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. The Barwon Centre of Orthopaedic Research and Education (B-CORE), Barwon Health and St John of God Hospital Geelong, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. CIBER Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition (CIBEROBN), Carlos III Health Institute, Madrid, Spain. Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Black Dog Institute, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia. College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia. The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Centre for Youth Mental Health, Florey Institute for Neuroscience and Mental Health and the Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
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Legume intake and cancer risk in a network of case-control studies

Creating more room for legumes in our menu may help fend off colorectal cancer.

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  • 2024
  • Linia Patel, Carlo La Vecchia, Eva Negri, Silvia Mignozzi, Livia S A Augustin, Fabio Levi, Diego Serraino, Attilio Giacosa, Gianfranco Alicandro
  • Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy. Linia.patel@unimi.it. Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy. Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy. Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori-IRCCS "Fondazione G.Pascale", Naples, Italy. Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health (Unisanté), University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland. Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy. Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition, Policlinico di Monza, Monza, Italy. Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy. Paediatric Department, Cystic Fibrosis Centre, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy.
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Ultra-processed food consumption and the risk of incident chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies

Eating ultra-processed foods regularly may set an individual on the path to developing chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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  • 2024
  • Bingjie Xiao, Jinxian Huang, Linyi Chen, Yujie Lin, Jianghong Luo, Huifen Chen, Lizhe Fu, Fang Tang, Wenwei Ouyang, Yifan Wu
  • The Second Clinical College of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, China. The Fourth Clinical College of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, China. Chronic Disease Management Outpatient, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine), Guangzhou, China. Key Unit of Methodology in Clinical Research, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine), Guangzhou, China. Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Department of Nephrology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine), Guangzhou, China.
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Consumption of ultra-processed foods and risk for Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review

The odds of suffering from Alzheimer's disease may be stacked against generous consumers of ultra-processed foods.

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  • 2024
  • Paola Alves Claudino, Nassib Bezerra Bueno, Sabrina Piloneto, Dieniffer Halaiko, Leticia Priscila Azevedo de Sousa, Cassia Helena Barroso Jara Maia, Bárbara Dal Molin Netto
  • Postgraduation Program in Food and Nutrition, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil. Postgraduation Program in Nutrition, Federal University of Alagoas, Maceió, Brazil. Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil. Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil. Postgraduation Program in Food and Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil.
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Association Between Ultraprocessed Food Consumption and Risk of Mortality Among Middle-aged Adults in France

Heightened consumption of ultra-processed foods may raise total mortality risk in men and women.

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  • 2019
  • Laure Schnabel, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Benjamin Allès, Mathilde Touvier, Bernard Srour, Serge Hercberg, Camille Buscail, Chantal Julia
  • Université Paris 13, Equipe de Recherche en Epidémiologie Nutritionnelle, Centre de Recherche Epidémiologie et Statistique, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Bobigny, France. Département de Santé Publique, Hôpital Avicenne (AP-HP), Bobigny, France.
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Soy Food Consumption Is Inversely Associated with Handgrip Strength: Results from the TCLSIH Cohort Study

High compliance with diets filled with soy foods may promote strengthening of handgrip in adults.

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  • 2023
  • Hongmei Wu, Jing Quan, Xuena Wang, Yeqing Gu, Shunming Zhang, Ge Meng, Qing Zhang, Li Liu, Xing Wang, Shaomei Sun 7, Qiyu Jia, Kun Song, Jian Huang, Junsheng Huo, Bing Zhang, Gangqiang Ding , Kaijun Niu
  • Nutritional Epidemiology Institute and School of Public Health, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin 300070, China. School of Public Health, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 301617, China. Tianjin Key Laboratory of Environment, Nutrition and Public Health, Tianjin 300070, China. Center for International Collaborative Research on Environment, Nutrition and Public Health, Tianjin 300070, China. Radiation Epidemiology Research Center, Institute of Radiation Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Tianjin 300192, China. Department of Toxicology and Sanitary Chemistry, School of Public Health, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin 300070, China. Health Management Centre, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin 300052, China. Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Nutrition and Health, Beijing 100050, China.
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Increased fruit intake is associated with reduced risk of depression: evidence from cross-sectional and Mendelian randomization analyses

Adequate intake of fruits may help improve psychological health and guard against the onset of depression.

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Assessing the effects of vegetable consumption on the psychological health of healthy adults: a systematic review of prospective research

Consistent consumption of vegetables may help boost the psychological wellbeing of an individual.

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The Synergetic Impact of Physical Activity and Fruit and Vegetable Consumption on the Risk of Depression in Taiwanese Adults

Being physically active and including more fruits and vegetables in our diet may help ward off depression.

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  • 2022
  • Li-Yun Fann, Shi-Hao Huang, Yao-Ching Huang, Chin-Fu Chen, Chien-An Sun, Bing-Long Wang, Wu-Chien Chien, Chieh-Hua Lu
  • Department of Nursing, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei 10341, Taiwan. Department of Nurse-Midwifery and Women Health, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Taipei 11220, Taiwan. Department of Medical Research, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei 11490, Taiwan. School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei 11490, Taiwan. Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, National Taipei University of Technology (Taipei Tech), Taipei 10608, Taiwan. Amed Advanced Medication Co., Ltd., New Taipei City 24890, Taiwan. Center for Technology Transfer and Resources Integration, Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei City 24206, Taiwan. Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei City 24206, Taiwan. Big Data Center, College of Medicine, Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei City 24206, Taiwan. Taiwanese Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Association (TIPSPA), Taipei 11490, Taiwan. Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei 11490, Taiwan. Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, School of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei 11490, Taiwan.
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High Sedentary Behavior Is Associated with Depression among Rural South Africans

Hopping on the sedentary lifestyle train may drive up the risk of depression in men and women.

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Caffeine intake and the risk of recurrent kidney stones in adults, an analysis of 2007-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Habitual drinking of caffeinated beverages may promote the formation of kidney stones repeatedly in adults.

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  • 2020
  • Yaofei Sun, Dawei Wang, Quan Zhou
  • Department of Urology, Weifang People's Hospital, Guangwen Street, No. 151, Weifang, 261000, China. Department of Urology, Weifang People's Hospital, Guangwen Street, No. 151, Weifang, 261000, China. wfrmmnwk@163.com.
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Dietary intake of fiber, fruit and vegetables decreases the risk of incident kidney stones in women: a Women's Health Initiative report

Indulgence in fruits, vegetables, and other fiber-containing foods may hinder the development of kidney stones in post-menopausal women.

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  • 2014
  • Mathew D Sorensen, Ryan S Hsi, Thomas Chi, Nawar Shara, Jean Wactawski-Wende, Arnold J Kahn, Hong Wang, Lifang Hou, Marshall L Stoller
  • Division of Urology, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Urology, Urological Research Outcomes Collaboration, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington. Electronic address: mathews@uw.edu. Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington. Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California. Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Georgetown University, MedStar Health Research Institute, Hyattsville, Maryland. Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. San Francisco Coordinating Center, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, California. Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.
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