Eating ultra-processed foods raises death risk: study

Updated February 29 2024 - 11:45am, first published 11:40am
Ultra-processed foods are usually higher in fat, sugar and salt. (Simone Ziaziaris/AAP PHOTOS)
Ultra-processed foods are usually higher in fat, sugar and salt. (Simone Ziaziaris/AAP PHOTOS)

Eating a lot of ultra-processed foods (UPFs) such as sugary cereals, ready meals and fizzy drinks has been linked to poor mental health and a greater risk of dying from heart issues, according to a study.

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