Carmen Romero Ferreiro

Carmen Romero Ferreiro

Carmen Romero Ferreiro
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Biologist and biostatistician at the Research and Scientific Support Unit of the Research Institute of the Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre and lecturer of the Degree in Nutrition at the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria.

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Reaction to study linking processed food consumption to 57,000 premature deaths in Brazil

Research published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine has modelled the impact of ultra-processed food consumption on premature and preventable deaths in Brazil in 2019. According to the research, increased intake of these foods was associated with more than 10% of premature deaths in Brazil in 2019, representing about 57,000 deaths.

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