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Adequate intake of fruits and vegetables may help guard against the development of asthma and wheezing in children and adults.
Low type 2 diabetes risk is associated with increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, particularly blueberries, cruciferous vegetables, yellow vegetables, green leafy vegetables, and their fiber.
Frequent consumers of vegetables may be less prone to suffer from dementia and age-associated cognitive impairment.
Adequate intake of foods packed with soluble fiber, such as vegetables, legumes, and psyllium, may help lower blood levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and guard against the development of coronary heart disease.
A decline in cognitive impairment and dementia risk is associated with frequent consumption of fruits and vegetables.
A decline in the risk of stroke is associated with consistent consumption of fruits and vegetables.