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The consumption of fruit and vegetables is associated with a reduced rate of coronary heart disease (CHD) in observational cohorts. The purpose of this study was to assess the strength of this association in a meta-analysis. Cohort studies were selected if they reported relative risks (RRs) and 95% CI for coronary heart disease or mortality and if they(More)
BACKGROUND Fruit and vegetable consumption is associated with lower rates of coronary heart disease. Results from observational studies suggest a similar association with stroke. OBJECTIVE To assess the evidence from prospective observational studies on fruit and vegetable intake and risk of stroke. METHODS A meta-analysis of prospective studies was(More)
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