23 Sep Eating Fruit Daily Makes Significant Reduction in Cardiovascular Risk
Eating fruit every day will reduced your risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 40 percent and the more fruit you eat the more this risk declines, suggests the results of a study of almost half a million presented to the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
Dr. Huaidong Du from Oxford, UK, presented the findings from the seven year follow-up study of nearly 0.5 million people in the China Kadoorie Biobank at the society meeting in Barcelona, Spain.
“CVD, including ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke, is the leading cause of death worldwide. Improving diet and lifestyle is critical for CVD risk reduction in the general population but the large majority of this evidence has come from western countries and hardly any from China,” Dr. Du said.
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