Fruit and Vegetables

A unit of food that is widely regarded as healthy, given its content of potassium, antioxidants, carotenoids, ellagic acid, flavonoids, and other as-yet unidentified substances
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He had given that up, and now cultivated fruit and vegetables for the market, and his wife bred and fattened poultry and rabbits for sale.
[US], Aug 26 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that raw fruit and vegetables may be better for your mental health than cooked, canned and processed fruit and vegetables.
ISLAMABAD -- Australian researchers said that eating large amounts of fruit and vegetables can make you happier.
Using the survey responses, the researchers estimated the average national intakes of fruit and vegetables in each country, and combined this with each country's data on the causes of death and cardiovascular risk associated with a low intake of fruit and vegetables.
'This research provides the most complete picture of the importance of consuming high amounts of fruit and vegetables for breast cancer prevention,' Farvid added.
From millennials to boomers, consumers are looking for a greater variety of fruit and vegetables at their local stores.
1 Buy fruit and vegetables loose rather than pre-packaged, as they can be as little as half the price.
Distributing free fresh fruit and vegetables at school can increase preferences for those foods among children, new research finds.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend a minimum of five servings of fruit and vegetables daily, with seven to 10 servings considered optimal.
Diverse epidemiological evidence has indicated an inverse association between the risk of hypertension, vascular diseases and stroke (1), obesity (2-4), and various cancers (5, 6) and the consumption of fruit and vegetables. To promote increased consumption of these foods, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a daily intake of 400 g of fruit and vegetables in its guidelines for healthy eating (7).
OEITFL (Organization of European Industries Transforming Fruit and Vegetables) has welcomed proposals to set up an European Union-wide school fruit and vegetable program aimed at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among children.