The science behind the health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables is exploding greater than ever before. Researchers are learning more about phytonutrients, traditional nutrients, and the role that diet plays in disease prevention. We have conducted a review of the research behind eating more fruits and vegetables and many types of cancer, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, obesity, longevity, bone health, aging, neurodegenerative diseases, and many other diseases.
Association Between Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Prevention of 13 Chronic Diseases
A recent literature review, initiated by the German Nutrition Society and published in the European Journal of Nutrition, evaluates evidence from various studies and shows a considerable preventive potential of increased consumption of vegetables and fruit on a number of chronic diseases.
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