Association between apple consumption and physician visits: appealing the conventional wisdom that an apple a day keeps the doctor away.

@article{Davis2015AssociationBA,
  title={Association between apple consumption and physician visits: appealing the conventional wisdom that an apple a day keeps the doctor away.},
  author={M. Davis and J. Bynum and B. Sirovich},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={175 5},
  pages={
          777-83
        }
}
  • M. Davis, J. Bynum, B. Sirovich
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • JAMA internal medicine
  • IMPORTANCE Fruit consumption is believed to have beneficial health effects, and some claim, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between eating an apple a day and keeping the doctor away. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS A cross-sectional study of a nationally representative sample of the noninstitutionalized US adult population. A total of 8728 adults 18 years and older from the 2007-2008 and 2009-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination… CONTINUE READING
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