Association between consumption of ultraprocessed foods, cognitive decline

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About The Study: Researchers found in this study that included 10,775 adults from an ethnically diverse sample that a higher percentage of daily energy consumption of ultraprocessed foods was associated with cognitive decline. These findings support current public health recommendations on limiting ultraprocessed food consumption because of their potential harm to cognitive function.

Authors: Natalia Gomes Goncalves, Ph.D., of the University of Sao Paulo Medical School in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is the corresponding authors.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2022.4397)

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