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Fruit, vegetable, and antioxidant intake and all-cause, cancer, and cardiovascular disease mortality in a community-dwelling population in Washington County, Maryland.

A decline in cancer, cardiovascular disease, and total mortality risk is associated with consistent consumption of fruits and vegetables.

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Association of fruit and vegetables with the risk of nasopharyngeal cancer: evidence from a meta-analysis.

Nasopharyngeal cancer is less likely to occur among frequent consumers of fruits and vegetables.

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Consumption of vegetables and fruit and the risk of inflammatory bowel disease: a meta-analysis.

High consumers of fruits and vegetables are less likely to develop inflammatory bowel diseases, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

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Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality: evidence from a large Australian cohort study.

Consistent consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with reduced total mortality risk.

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Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of major chronic disease.

Adequate intake of fruits and vegetables may cut down the risk of chronic diseases, especially cardiovascular ailments. This study investigated the effect of the consumption of fruits and vegetables on chronic disease risk. Researchers tracked the dietary records of 109,636 subjects with no previous history of chronic disease recruited from the Nurse’s Health Study and...
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Eat Fruit to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk?

Eat Fruit to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk?
It is no secret that consistent consumption of fruits comes with many health benefits, including slowing down of the aging process, and keeping the body in healthy shape. But if you think maintenance of good health and delaying of the aging process are the only health benefits associated with regular intake of fruits, then you...
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Association between fruit and vegetable intake and glioma: a meta-analysis.

Regular consumption of fruits and vegetables may significantly cut down the likelihood of developing glioma. This research work was carried out to determine the relationship between the consumption of fruits and vegetables and the risk of glioma by meta-analysis. Thirty-two studies that examined 9,556 cases of glioma were included in this meta-analysis. Researchers observed that...
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Fruit and vegetable consumption and the risk of depression: a meta-analysis.

Depression is less likely to occur in individuals who are frequent consumers of fruits and vegetables.

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Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of cohort studies.

Habitual consumption of fruits and vegetables may significantly cut down coronary heart disease risk.

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Dietary risk factors for colorectal cancer in Brazil: a case-control study.

Individuals on diets rich in meat and devoid of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are highly susceptible to colorectal cancer.

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Health is the Prize at the End of the Rainbow

Health is the Prize at the End of the Rainbow
"Eating a rainbow" is a popular technique for making nutrition fun for children. Kids are encouraged to eat a wide variety of colorful foods like red watermelon, orange carrots, yellow peppers, green beans, blueberries, and purple grapes — a rainbow of colors. The technique works for adults, too. Thinking of food in terms of a...
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The effects of dietary intake of fruits and vegetables on the odds ratio of lung cancer among Yunnan tin miners.

Increased intake of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of developing lung cancer among high-risk individuals, such as miners.

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