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Ultra-Processed Food Consumption and Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases-Related Dietary Nutrient Profile in the UK (2008-2014)

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Autor(es):
Rauber, Fernanda [1, 2] ; da Costa Louzada, Maria Laura [2, 3] ; Steele, Euridice Martinez [1, 2] ; Millett, Christopher [2, 4] ; Monteiro, Carlos Augusto [1, 2] ; Levy, Renata Bertazzi [5, 2]
Número total de Autores: 6
Afiliação do(s) autor(es):
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Nutr, BR-01246904 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Ctr Epidemiol Res Nutr & Hlth, BR-01246904 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Sao Paulo, Dept Publ Policies & Publ Hlth, BR-11015020 Santos - Brazil
[4] Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Publ Hlth Policy Evaluat Unit, London W6 8RP - England
[5] Univ Sao Paulo, Sch Med, Dept Prevent Med, BR-01246903 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Número total de Afiliações: 5
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: NUTRIENTS; v. 10, n. 5 MAY 2018.
Citações Web of Science: 1
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We described the contribution of ultra-processed foods in the U.K. diet and its association with the overall dietary content of nutrients known to affect the risk of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Cross-sectional data from the U.K. National Diet and Nutrition Survey (2008-2014) were analysed. Food items collected using a four-day food diary were classified according to the NOVA system. The average energy intake was 1764 kcal/day, with 30.1% of calories coming from unprocessed or minimally processed foods, 4.2% from culinary ingredients, 8.8% from processed foods, and 56.8% from ultra-processed foods. As the ultra-processed food consumption increased, the dietary content of carbohydrates, free sugars, total fats, saturated fats, and sodium increased significantly while the content of protein, fibre, and potassium decreased. Increased ultra-processed food consumption had a remarkable effect on average content of free sugars, which increased from 9.9% to 15.4% of total energy from the first to the last quintile. The prevalence of people exceeding the upper limits recommended for free sugars and sodium increased by 85% and 55%, respectively, from the lowest to the highest ultra-processed food quintile. Decreasing the dietary share of ultra-processed foods may substantially improve the nutritional quality of diets and contribute to the prevention of diet-related NCDs. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 16/14302-7 - Consumo de alimentos ultraprocessados e indicadores de qualidade nutricional da dieta na Austrália
Beneficiário:Fernanda Rauber
Linha de fomento: Bolsas no Brasil - Pós-Doutorado
Processo FAPESP: 15/14900-9 - Consumo de alimentos ultraprocessados, perfil nutricional da dieta e obesidade em sete países
Beneficiário:Carlos Augusto Monteiro
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Temático