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Quantity and variety in fruit and vegetable intake and risk of coronary heart disease.

Authors
  • Bhupathiraju, Shilpa N
  • Wedick, Nicole M
  • Pan, An
  • Manson, JoAnn E
  • Rexrode, Kathyrn M
  • Willett, Walter C
  • Rimm, Eric B
  • Hu, Frank B
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2013
Volume
98
Issue
6
Pages
1514–1523
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.113.066381
PMID: 24088718
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our data suggest that absolute quantity, rather than variety, in fruit and vegetable intake is associated with a significantly lower risk of CHD. Nevertheless, consumption of specific fruit and vegetable subgroups was associated with a lower CHD risk.

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