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Consumption of fruit and vegetable and risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

​Adopting a dietary pattern characterized by high fruit and vegetable consumption may help to improve an individual's chances of avoiding coronary heart disease.

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Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of the metabolic syndrome: a meta-analysis.

​Metabolic syndrome is less likely to occur in individuals adhering to a high fruits and vegetable diet.

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Fruit and vegetable consumption and the risk of postmenopausal osteoporosis: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

​Greater intake of fruits and vegetables can help to prevent the onset of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

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Fruits and Vegetables Lower Chronic Disease Risk

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The US National Center for Health Statistics defined chronic disease, also known as non-communicable disease, as any disease that lasts for 3 months or longer. They comprise a cluster of diseases that include diabetes, cancer, stroke, respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular disorders. Chronic diseases kill nearly 40 million people every year,...

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Dietary fiber intake and depressive symptoms in Japanese employees: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study.

​A high-fiber diet rich in fruits and vegetables may help to ward off depression.

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Fruits and Vegetables Slash Osteoporosis Risk

Normal Bone and Bone with Osteoporosis Comparison Comparison of Normal Bone to Bone with Osteoporosis

Around the world, people who are unaware of dairy's risks are still consuming milk and other dairy products in a mistaken attempt to meet the calcium needs of their body. Calcium is abundant in beans and leafy green plant foods, which nourish without the harm that cow's milk products inflict on the human body. Calcium ...

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Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of depression: accumulative evidence from an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies.

​The odds of avoiding depression may be stacked in favor of high consumers of fruits and vegetables.

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Vegetables, fruit and risk of non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis: a population-based prospective cohort study.

​The probability of developing non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis is low among high consumers of fruits and vegetables.

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Fruit and vegetable intake and rate of heart failure: a population-based prospective cohort of women.

​Women who are frequent consumers of fruits and vegetables may be less prone to come down with heart failure.

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Association between fruit and vegetable consumption and oral cancer: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

​Regular intake of fruits and vegetables may help guard against the development of oral (mouth) cancer.

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A vegetable-fruit-soy dietary pattern protects against breast cancer among postmenopausal Singapore Chinese women.

​Consuming a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and soy foods may help to slash breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women.

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Each portion of fruit or vegetable consumed halves the risk of oral cancer.

​High intake of fruits and vegetables may help thwart the development of oral cancer.

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