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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Coronary Calcium

Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Coronary Calcium Prevalence - American College of Cardiology
"Is fruit and vegetable consumption during young adulthood associated with coronary atherosclerosis later in life?



The authors concluded that higher intake of fruits and vegetables during young adulthood was associated with lower risk for CAC after 20 years of follow-up.


These data support the current recommendations for a diet high in fruits and vegetables, and reinforce the need for programs to promote healthy dietary patterns early in life."


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