An examination of sociodemographic, health, psychological factors, and fruit and vegetable consumption among overweight and obese U.S. veterans.

@article{Ko2011AnEO,
  title={An examination of sociodemographic, health, psychological factors, and fruit and vegetable consumption among overweight and obese U.S. veterans.},
  author={Linda K. Ko and Marlyn Allicok and M. Karen Campbell and Carmina G Valle and Janelle Armstrong-Brown and Carol Carr and Margaret M. Dundon and Tammy Anthony},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={176 11},
  pages={1281-6}
}
A diet high in fruits and vegetables (F&Vs) is associated with decreased risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. This study investigated the relationship between sociodemographic, health, and psychosocial factors and F&V consumption among overweight and obese U.S. veterans. Participants were recruited from two Veterans Affairs medical center sites in 2005. Two hundred eighty-nine participants completed a self-administered survey. Bivariate and multivariate linear regression… CONTINUE READING