Increasing fruit and vegetable intake: where are we at and how do we reach recommendations?

Auteur(s) :
Vandevijvere S., Knai C.
Date :
Oct, 2015
Source(s) :
Public Health Nutr.. #18:15 p2701-4
Adresse :
Associate Editor

Sommaire de l'article

As rich sources of micronutrients, dietary fibre and other favourable substances, such as antioxidants, fruit and vegetables (F&V) are important elements of a healthy and balanced diet. However, population consumption of F&V remains inadequate, independently increasing the risk of non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases (CVD), diabetes and several cancers. Low F&V consumption is among the top contributors to global death and disability, and estimated to be responsible for approximately 6.7 million deaths worldwide in 2010, compared with 5.1 million in 1990…

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