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Fruits and Vegetables Strengthen Heart Children

November 2, 2015 beninguide 0 Comments

Get children to eat fruit and vegetables is difficult. In fact, fruits and vegetables are already clearly has many benefits for health.

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A recent study led by Michael Miediema of the Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minneapolis, USA found that children who like to eat fruits and vegetables will have a healthier heart when they were middle-aged.

The study, published in the journal Circulation said that eating five servings of fruits and vegetables each day will reduce the amount of plaque in the arteries koroneria next 20 years.

“The decline in the amount of plaque that is indicative of reduced risk of heart disease,” said Miediema as quoted by Reuters.

“People should not have the assumption that they can wait until they are older to eat a healthy diet. Our study shows that what we eat as a teenager is just as important as what we eat as adults,” said Miedema as reported by University Herald.

To conduct this research, as excerpted from the Chicago Tribune, the scientists collect and analyze data from more than 2,500 people. The participants were divided into three groups based on their habit of eating fruits and vegetables.

The top third of the average woman eating six servings of fruits and Vegetables every day and men eat more than seven servings. Under a third group consisted of women who consumed an average of 3.3 servings and men eat 2 servings per day. All servings based on a 2,000 calorie amount.

HealthDay exposes people who eat the most fruits and vegetables turned out to have 26 percent of the amount of plaque that is less 20 years later, compared with those who ate the fewest fruits and vegetables.

“Our findings support public health initiatives aimed at increasing the intake of such fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet,” says Miedema to adding that further study is needed to determine what foods actually have an impact on people’s health adult.


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