Health - Food - Science - Community
Eating more vegetables and fruits, particularly apples, may help to boost an individual defenses against the occurrence of adverse cardiovascular events, including heart attack.
Increased intake of fruits and vegetables may decrease an individual's predisposition to peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
Generous consumption of vegetables may confer individuals with significant protection against chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
High dietary ingestion of fiber-containing foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and potatoes, may help to ward off diverticular disease in women.
Adequate intake of fruits and vegetables may help guard against the onset of frailty in older adults.
Lovers of fruits and vegetables are less likely to experience frailty than individuals who eat small amounts or completely avoided these plant foods.
The risk of eye diseases, including cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration, may drop significantly with increasing intake of antioxidant-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables.
High dietary ingestion of fruits, vegetables, and other antioxidant-rich foods may exert a protective effect against liver cancer.
Esophageal cancer is less likely to occur in lovers of fruits and vegetables than in persons who rarely ate or completely avoided these plant foods.
The risk of developing cancers of the head and neck, such as oral, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers, goes down with the consumption of fruits and vegetables.
The offspring of women who regularly consumed sweets, fried foods, and cured meat during pregnancy may have a high propensity to develop unilateral retinoblastoma.