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Fruits and Vegetables: Health and Nutrition Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Fruits and Vegetables category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Fruits and Vegetables: Health and Nutrition Information Publications

2017-12-10 : How Do I Possibly Eat All Those Fruits and Vegetables? : Hints and tips on how to add fruit and vegetables to your food to meet your daily dietary requirements.

2017-12-01 : Color Chart of Healthy Fruits and Vegetables : List of different color fruit and vegetables that contain unique health components essential to health and wellness.

2017-07-25 : Study Finds Lutein May Counter Cognitive Aging : Lutein may play a protective role against age-related cognitive decline, suggests a study by University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Naiman Khan and postdoctoral researcher Anne Walk.

2017-04-25 : Frozen Fruits and Vegetables Help Achieve Nutrition Goals : Research shows consumers of frozen fruits and vegetables have significantly greater intakes of key healthy nutrients, such as potassium, fiber and calcium.

2017-02-24 : Consuming Up To 10 Portions of Fruit and Vegetables a Day May Prevent Premature Death : A fruit and vegetable intake above five per day shows major benefit in reducing chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death.

2016-09-16 : Kidney Patients Medicine Expenses Cut by Eating More Fruit and Vegetables : People with kidney disease who eat more fruits and vegetables to their diet improve blood pressure and cut medicine expenses nearly in half compared to treatment with baking soda regimen.

2016-02-18 : Leafy Greens Key to Gut Health : How bacteria feed on a sugar molecule found in leafy green vegetables may be key to how good bacteria protect the gut and promote good health.

2016-01-12 : Fruit Pectin for Arthritis Pain and Inflammation : Pectin present in many fruits is known to naturally relieve joint pain and the pain of arthritis.

2015-08-28 : Purple Potatoes May Help Kill & Prevent Spread of Colon Cancer : Compounds found in purple potatoes may help kill colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of the cancer, according to team of researchers.

2014-10-14 : Study: Sulforaphane Found in Vegetables May Improve Autism Symptoms : Study reveals sulforaphane, a chemical present in broccoli and other vegetables, may improve autism symptoms.

2014-08-11 : Adults Need to Double Their Fruit and Vegetable Intake : New research shows significant shortfall in fruit and vegetable consumption in diets around the world.

2014-06-04 : Farmers Markets Vs. Grocery Store Produce : Price comparing survey at farmers markets and grocery stores shows better produce prices to be found in local supermarkets.

2014-03-28 : Eating Fruits and Veggies Equals Healthy Arteries in Later Years : Study reveals women who ate diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables when younger much less likely to have plaque build-up in their arteries 20 years later.

2014-01-11 : Eating Half an Avocado with Lunch Reduces Food Cravings : Study explores relationship between avocado consumption, appetite satiety and blood sugar levels.

2013-04-15 : Daily Glass of Beetroot Juice May Lower Blood Pressure : Study reveals drinking a cup of beetroot juice per day may help reduce blood pressure.

2012-09-04 : Study Finds Little Evidence of Organic Food Health Benefits : Stanford researchers find little significant difference in health benefits between organic and conventional foods.

2011-10-14 : Health Benefits of Broccoli Require Eating the Whole Vegetable Not Supplements : If you want the health benefits associated with eating broccoli or other vegetables you need to eat the real thing.

2011-07-28 : Hiding Vegetables in Childs Food : Children consumed nearly twice as many vegetables and fewer calories when pureed vegetables were added to the childrens favorite foods.

2011-07-15 : Use for Dry Onion Skins : Brown onion skin and external layers are rich in fiber and flavonoids and discarded bulbs contain sulphur compounds and fructans.

2011-07-01 : Red Fruit Contains Natural Antioxidants : Red hued fruits are rich in antioxidants that can tamper inflammation and can be effective as cancer fighting agents.

2011-06-25 : Dried Fruits Vs Fresh Fruits - New Report : Recommending food policy makers consider dried fruits equivalent to fresh fruits in dietary recommendations around the world.

2011-06-16 : Eat your Fruits and Vegetables for Good Health : Fruits and vegetables furnish valuable dietary nutrients and contribute to disease heart disease hypertension certain cancers vision problems of aging and possibly type 2 diabetes prevention.

2011-06-02 : New USDA Dietary Guidelines - Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables : USDA releases replacement for the food pyramid in support of dietary recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 to make half your plate fruits and vegetables.

2011-05-12 : Parsley and Celery Help Fight Breast Cancer : Compound in parsley and other plant products including fruits and nuts can stop certain breast cancer tumor cells from multiplying and growing.

2011-04-11 : Tangerines Help Fight Obesity and Heart Disease : Substance in tangerines not only prevents obesity but also offers protection against type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis.

2011-02-03 : V8 Vegetable Juice Help Meet Dietary Guidelines : Researchers attribute the results to the ease convenience and enjoyment of vegetable juice as a way to get more vegetables.

2011-02-02 : Eat Spinach for More Efficient Muscles : Diets rich in fruits and vegetables can help prevent cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

2011-01-28 : Eating Broccoli with Sprouts May Double the Anti-cancer Effect : Teaming broccoli with broccoli sprouts may make the vegetables anti-cancer effect almost twice as powerful.

2011-01-11 : Healthy Face Skin Tone - Eat More Fruits and Vegetables : Research shows instead of heading for the sun the best way to look good is to eat more fruit and vegetables for healthy skin tone.

2010-12-17 : Beetroot Juice Could Help People Live More Active Lives : New research into health benefits of beetroot juice suggests it may help seniors or people with heart or lung-conditions enjoy more active lives.

2010-12-12 : Pomegranate Juice Components May Stop Cancer from Spreading : Components in pomegranate juice that inhibit movement of cancer cells and weaken attraction to chemical signal that promotes metastasis of prostate cancer.

2010-11-19 : Eating a Variety of Fruit Cuts Lung Cancer Risk : Eating five portions of fruit and vegetables per day is one of the means that experts most frequently recommend for preventing cancer.

2010-11-08 : An Apple a Day Reduces Heart Disease Risk : Adding more apples and apple products to your diet may be an easy way to lower your risk for developing heart disease.

2010-11-06 : Eating Beets Builds a Better Brain : Adding beets a superfood vital to your diet boosts blood flow to the brain keeping your mind sharp and potentially creating a safeguard against dementia as you age.

2010-11-03 : Mangosteen a Natural Pain Relief for Fibromyalgia : Mangosteen is thought to be able to provide fibromyalgia pain relief including nerve pain relief.

2010-10-22 : Discovery May Help Boost Broccoli's Cancer-fighting Power : Discovery raises possibility to enhance activity of bacteria in the colon increasing broccoli cancer preventive power.

2010-10-21 : Lowering Cancer Risk with Activity and Plant-Based Diet : Taking steps like getting more active and eating more fruits vegetables and whole grains will help delay aging and lower cancer risk.

2010-10-13 : Compound in Celery and Peppers Reduces Age-related Memory Deficits : A diet rich in the plant compound luteolin reduces age-related inflammation in the brain and related memory deficits.

2010-10-06 : Chili Peppers Have Blood Pressure Benefits : The active ingredient that gives the peppers their heat capsaicin also causes blood vessels to relax.

2010-10-05 : Black Rice Rivals Blueberries as Source of Antioxidants : A spoonful of black rice bran contains more health promoting anthocyanin antioxidants than a spoonful of blueberries.

2010-10-05 : Eating Broccoli Could Guard Against Osteoarthritis : A compound in broccoli called sulforaphane blocks the enzymes that cause joint destruction in osteoarthritis.

2010-10-05 : Fruits, Vegetables and Milk May Help Reduce Disability Risk : There may be more reason than ever to drink your milk and eat your fruits and vegetables.

2010-10-05 : Shortfalls in Carotenoid Intake May Impact Women's Health : List of fruits and vegetable by carotenoid color that women should include in their daily diet to stay fit and healthy.

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