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Want to cut back on processed foods? Here’s how to think about eating

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Ultra-processed food consumption has been linked to a higher cancer risk.

Researchers found ultra-processed food consumption “may be linked to an increased burden and mortality for overall and certain site-specific cancers especially ovarian cancer in women,” they said in a recent study published in eClinicalMedicine

This isn’t the first study that’s pointed to health risks associated with ultra-processed foods that are so popular and often well-marketed. 

So, as eaters (and consumers), what do we need to know about food selection as we grocery shop and choose what to feed ourselves and others?

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Story Credit: usatoday.com

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