Processed foods may kill ya!

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Eating heavily processed foods can lead to a higher risk of death, according to a new study. Scientists in France analyzed the diet of more than 44,000 middle-aged adults over a roughly eight-year period and found that a 10% increase in the proportion of ultra-processed food consumption was linked to a 14% increase in the risk of mortality. Dr. Kevin Most from Northwestern Medicine joins Roe and Anna to talk about this study.

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