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2-3 servings of fruits per day associated with 10% lower risk of death over 7.7 years
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People who consumed three (3) servings of fruits per day were 10% less likely to die over the next 7.7 years than people eating less than one (1) serving per day according to a study from England.
Subjects: 65,226 people aged 35+ years in the 2001-2008 Health Surveys for England
The study followed 65,226 people aged 35+ years in the 2001-2008 Health Surveys for England, and adjusted for age, sex, social class, education, BMI, alcohol consumption and physical activity.
Oyebode O, Gordon-Dseagu V, Walker A, and Mindell JS. Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause, cancer and CVD mortality: analysis of Health Survey for England data. J Epidemiol Community Health, 2014 Mar 31; Published Online First.
Author’s Contact Info
Dr Oyinlola Oyebode
Health and Social Surveys Research Group
Department of Epidemiology & Public Health
UCL (University College London)
1-19 Torrington Place
London, WC1E 6BT, UK
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