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Diet High In Vegetables And Fruit Associated With Less Weight Gain In African-American Women

Investigators from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University have reported that African American women who consumed a diet high in vegetables and fruit gained less weight over a 14-year period than those who consumed a diet high in red meat and fried foods. This is the first prospective study to show that a healthier […]

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Eating More Fruit And Vegetables Is Linked To A Lower Risk Of Dying From Ischemic Heart Disease

A European study investigating the links between diet and disease has found that people who consume more fruit and vegetables have a lower risk of dying from ischemic heart disease IHD – the most common form of heart disease and one of the leading causes of death in Europe. However, the authors point out that […]

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Fruit And Vegetable Concentrate Decreases Number Of Days With Severe Cold Symptoms

Researchers at Charité – University Medicine Berlin were the first to show that a specific food supplement made from fruit and vegetable juice concentrates significantly reduced the number of days with severe cold symptoms. The report published in the British Journal of Nutrition sees the potential benefits of the product in a reduced number of […]

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Diverse Diet Of Veggies May Decrease Lung Cancer Risk, Especially In Smokers

Adding a variety of vegetables to one’s diet may help decrease the chance of getting lung cancer, and adding a variety of fruits and vegetables may decrease the risk of squamous cell lung cancer, especially among smokers. Study results are published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer […]

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