Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Coronary Calcium

Conclusions: The authors concluded that higher intake of fruits and vegetables during young adulthood was associated with lower risk for CAC after 20 years of follow-up. Perspective: These data support the current recommendations for a diet high in fruits and vegetables, and reinforce the need for programs to promote healthy dietary patterns early in life."
Source: Dr Portnay - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: blogs