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Double the intake of fruits and veggies to prevent disease-5981

Double the intake of fruits and veggies to prevent disease

The slogan "Five a Day" reminds everyone to eat five servings, or portions, each day of fruit and vegetables because these foods provide important nutrients.

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The closer to a Mediterranean diet, the better for cognition-5278

The closer to a Mediterranean diet, the better for cognition

There were 207 new cases of dementia. Participants who were Black and had a high MedDiet score, indicating eating more closely to the Mediterranean diet pattern,

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Eating fruit and vegetables linked to lower risk of sarcopenia, too-5219

Eating fruit and vegetables linked to lower risk of sarcopenia, too

Eating five servings of fruits and vegetables has become a recommendation almost as well-known as walking 10,000 steps. These foods have been associated with reduced risk of some cancers and chronic diseases and are sources of needed vitamins, minerals and fiber (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

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Mediterranean diet reversed, but did not prevent, metabolic syndrome-5148

Mediterranean diet reversed, but did not prevent, metabolic syndrome

The metabolic syndrome is characterized by three or more risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and stroke. The risk factors include abdominal obesity, high levels of triglycerides, low levels of “good” HDL cholesterol, hypertension and high levels of blood glucose (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute). The Mediterranean diet emphasizes vegetables, fruits, fish and seafood, nuts and legumes.

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Eating fruit may lower risk of cardiovascular disease-5084

Eating fruit may lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Most studies on the relationship between cardiovascular disease, diet and physical activity have been conducted with populations in western countries, according to background to a study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress.

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Better diet is best way to lower risk of diabetes-4939

Better diet is best way to lower risk of diabetes

The diets of an unreported number of people with type 2 diabetes were evaluated according to the Alternate Healthy Eating Index 2010.

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