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Consumption of ultraprocessed foods among US kids, teens


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What The Study Did: Researchers used national survey data to estimate changes over the last two decades in the proportion of calories from ultraprocessed foods that children and teens in the United States are eating.

Authors: Fang Fang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., of Tufts University in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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