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No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements-6468

No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements

Multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C -- the most commonly used supplements -- showed no advantage or added risk in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke or premature death, according to a systematic review of data and studies published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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Stats: About 11% of older adults eat enough fruit and vegetables-6167

Stats: About 11% of older adults eat enough fruit and vegetables

Overall, just one in 10 US adults ate the recommended 1.5 to 2 cups per day of fruit and 2 to 3 cups per day of vegetables in 2015, the latest data available, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), published on November 16.

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Rewrite descriptions to make vegetables exciting-6072

Rewrite descriptions to make vegetables exciting

Vegetables and fruits are mainstays of dietary recommendations (MyPlate for Older Adults, Tufts University) as well as a prominent part of the Mediterranean eating pattern (Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, Oldways) because plant-based eating has been linked to positive health outcomes.

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Food choices linked to death from heart disease and diabetes-6046

Food choices linked to death from heart disease and diabetes

Nutrition science is a complex field, yet there is consensus that what we eat can influence physical and cognitive health (National Academies of Science, Nutrition across the Lifespan).

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Diet quality may link to leisure activity-6022

Diet quality may link to leisure activity

Men and women participating in England's Hertfordshire Cohort Study completed a food frequency questionnaire and other lifestyle questionnaires at baseline and about 10 years later.

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Stats: 44.6 million healthy years lost without vegetables-6020

Stats: 44.6 million healthy years lost without vegetables

An analysis gathered data from surveys of nutrition and consumer expenditures in 195 countries, then related these to other studies on the relationship of vegetable and fruit consumption to the risk of heart disease.

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