Effects of Vegetables on Cardiovascular Diseases and Related Mechanisms

  title={Effects of Vegetables on Cardiovascular Diseases and Related Mechanisms},
  author={Guo-Yi Tang and Xiao Meng and Ya Li and Cai-Ning Zhao and Qing Liu and Hua-Bin Li},
Epidemiological studies have shown that vegetable consumption is inversely related to the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Moreover, research has indicated that many vegetables like potatoes, soybeans, sesame, tomatoes, dioscorea, onions, celery, broccoli, lettuce and asparagus showed great potential in preventing and treating cardiovascular diseases, and vitamins, essential elements, dietary fibers, botanic proteins and phytochemicals were bioactive components. The cardioprotective effects of… 

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