Low cardiovascular morbidity and mortality risk is associated with increased consumption of fruits and vegetables.
High meat eaters may have higher colorectal cancer risk than regular consumers of fruits, vegetables, and low-fat diets.
Habitual consumption of diets loaded with fruits and vegetables may help inhibit the development and growth of cancerous cells and tumors in the esophagus and stomach.
Frequent consumption of diets rich in healthy
plant foods, such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and whole grains, may protect individuals against type 2 diabetes.
Adequate intake of fruits and vegetables may help protect individuals against colon cancer.
Regular ingestion of diets rich in fruits and vegetables, especially root and green leafy vegetables, may significantly cut down type 2 diabetes risk.
Generous intake of large servings of fruits, especially citrus fruits, may help guard against the
development of gastric cancer.
Low ischaemic heart disease mortality risk is associated with generous intake of fruits and vegetables.
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the world, with 1.4 million new cases diagnosed in 2012. Experts at the Continuous Update Project of the World Cancer Research Fund have predicted that the number of new cases will rise to 1.36 million for men and 1.08 million for women by 2035. At this rate, approximately 5-6% of...