Researchers: Link between processed foods and cancer

(WIVB) — A new study shows a possible link between highly processed foods and cancer.

French and Brazilian researchers looked at and surveyed more than 100,000 people.

They found diets high in ultra-processed foods, such as packaged baked goods, soda and sugar cereals were associated with increased risks for cancer.

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