Recent studies provide strong evidence that ultra-processed foods are increasing rates of cardiovascular and coronary heart disease, diabetes, weight gain and obesity, stroke and – most alarmingly – all cause mortality. Yet the evidence also shows how the food industry conceives of, researches, produces, manufactures and markets addictive ultra-processed foods, so people will eat more of the foods that harm them.
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ILSI is a food industry lobby group