Eating ultraprocessed foods for more than 20 per cent of your daily calorie intake every day could set you on the road to cognitive decline, a new study revealed.

But is it causal? People who eat X, decline cognitively vs people who decline cognitively tend to eat X

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According to the study, the demographic who tend to eat processed food are young and healthy people who don’t have other bad habits:

Those in the study who ate the most ultraprocessed foods were “more likely to be younger, women, White, had higher education and income, and were more likely to have never smoked, and less likely to be current alcohol consumers,” the study found.

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