Fruit and vegetable consumption, ethnicity and risk of fatal ischemic heart disease.

@article{Sharma2014FruitAV,
  title={Fruit and vegetable consumption, ethnicity and risk of fatal ischemic heart disease.},
  author={Sangita Sharma and Shelly Vik and Laurence N. Kolonel},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health & aging},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={573-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Mortality rates from ischemic heart disease vary among ethnic groups. Dietary intake of fruits and vegetables has been associated with a lower risk of ischemic heart disease, but ethnic-specific data are limited. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Hawaii and Los Angeles County, between 1993 and 1996. PARTICIPANTS These analyses included 164,617 adults age 45 to 75, representing five ethnic groups who were enrolled in the Multiethnic Cohort Study. Dietary data were… CONTINUE READING
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