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Fruits and Vegetables Lower Chronic Disease Risk

Fruits and Vegetables Prevent Chronic Disease
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
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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Denise Rose
And let's also promote movement that stresses our bones so new bone can be created. One thing I do is take walks with a weight ves... Read More
Monday, 09 July 2018 16:05
Sean Carney
Indeed. We do also need some weight bearing exercise. :-)
Monday, 09 July 2018 18:03
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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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Dietary fiber, vegetables, and colon cancer: critical review and meta-analyses of the epidemiologic evidence.

​Generous consumption of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and grains, may help guard against the development of colon cancer.

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Healthy Plant Foods Intake Could Protect Against Prostate Cancer Risk: A Case-Control Study.

​Adhering to a diet high in healthy plant foods, such as fruits and vegetables, may help prevent the development of prostate cancer.

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Critical review: vegetables and fruit in the prevention of chronic diseases.

​Generous consumption of fruits and vegetables may contribute positively to the prevention of several chronic diseases, including stroke, hypertension, cancer, coronary heart disease, and type 2 diabetes.

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