Ultra-processed food is linked to early death

The BBC has reported on findings that ultra-processed food is linked to poor health and an early death.

Ultra-processed food includes processed meats, breakfast cereals, instant soups, sugary fizzy drinks, chicken nuggets, ice cream, mass-produced bread and pizza. Researchers in France and Spain say the amount of such food being eaten has soared. But while their studies are not definite proof of harm it comes after trials suggested ultra-processed foods lead to overeating, and the experts have called for further investigation. Find out more here. 

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