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Ultraprocessed Food Consumption and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Among Participants of the NutriNet-Santé Prospective Cohort

Ardent consumption of ultra-processed foods may put an individual on the path to developing type 2 diabetes. 

This study investigated whether likeness for ultra-processed foods is tied to increased risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D). Data from over 100,000 French men and women were utilized to estimate the odds of developing type 2 diabetes according dietary habits. 

Researchers noticed that participants at the top of the ultra-processed food consumption ladder exhibited high tendency to acquire type 2 diabetes. This study offers further evidence on the type 2 diabetes-promoting effect of ultra-processed foods.

Research Summary Information

  • 2020
  • Bernard Srour, Léopold K Fezeu, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Benjamin Allès, Charlotte Debras, Nathalie Druesne-Pecollo, Eloi Chazelas, Mélanie Deschasaux, Serge Hercberg, Pilar Galan, Carlos A Monteiro, Chantal Julia, Mathilde Touvier
  • Paris 13 University, Inserm, Inra, Cnam, Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team (EREN), Epidemiology and Statistics Research Center-University of Paris (CRESS), 93017 Bobigny, France. Public Health Department, Avicenne Hospital, AP-HP, Bobigny, France. Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of São Paulo, Av. Dr Arnaldo 715, São Paulo 01246-904, Brazil.
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