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Low consumption of fruit and vegetables and risk of chronic disease: a review of the epidemiological evidence and temporal trends among Spanish graduates.

Low cardiovascular morbidity and mortality risk is associated with increased consumption of fruits and vegetables.

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Dietary patterns as identified by factor analysis and colorectal cancer among middle-aged Americans.

High meat eaters may have higher colorectal cancer risk than regular consumers of fruits, vegetables, and low-fat diets.

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Vegetables and fruits consumption and risk of esophageal and gastric cancer subtypes in the Netherlands Cohort Study.

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.

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Fruits, vegetables, and colon cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies.

Adequate intake of fruits and vegetables may help protect individuals against colon cancer.

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Fruit and vegetable intake and type 2 diabetes: EPIC-InterAct prospective study and meta-analysis.

Regular ingestion of diets rich in fruits and vegetables, especially root and green leafy vegetables, may significantly cut down type 2 diabetes risk.

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Fruit and vegetable intake and mortality from ischaemic heart disease: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Heart study.

Low ischaemic heart disease mortality risk is associated with generous intake of fruits and vegetables.

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Eat Fruits and Vegetables to Cut Colorectal Cancer Risk

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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...
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Intake of vegetables rich in carotenoids and risk of coronary heart disease in men: The Physicians' Health Study.

Men who regularly consume large servings of vegetables are less prone to develop coronary heart disease.

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Fruit and vegetable intake and mortality from cardiovascular disease are inversely associated in Japanese women but not in men.

Women who are habitual consumers of fruits and vegetables are less likely to die from cardiovascular diseases.

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Fruit, vegetable and bean intake and mortality from cardiovascular disease among Japanese men and women: the JACC Study.

Generous intake of plant-based foods, such as beans, fruits, and vegetables, may help reduce total and cardiovascular mortality.

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Dietary fiber, whole grains, and risk of colorectal cancer: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies.

Generous intake of whole grains and fiber-rich foods, such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, and cereals, may help guard against the development of colorectal cancer.

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Dietary intake and risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review of the literature.

Adequate intake of fruits, fiber, and vegetables may help protect individuals from inflammatory bowel diseases, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

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