Fruit and Vegetables in Cancer Prevention

  title={Fruit and Vegetables in Cancer Prevention},
  author={H. Vainio and E. Weiderpass},
  journal={Nutrition and Cancer},
  pages={111 - 142}
  • H. Vainio, E. Weiderpass
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Nutrition and Cancer
  • Abstract: Our aim was to review the epidemiological literature on possible cancer-preventive effects of the consumption of fruits and vegetables in humans, to quantify the effect of high versus low consumption of fruits and vegetables, and to give an overall assessment of the existing evidence. We based our work on an expert meeting conducted by the International Agency for Research on Cancer in 2003. A qualitative reading and evaluation of relevant articles on the cancer-preventive effect of… CONTINUE READING
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