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Friday, 23 January 2009

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Long-term Risk Of Subsequent Weight Gain And Obesity Among Adults

ScienceDaily (2009-01-23) -- A research group from Spain has studied the dietary patterns associated with a high intake of fruits and vegetables in Mediterranean populations. They have analyzed the associations between fruit and vegetable intake and weight gain over a 10-year period in an adult Mediterranean population. The researchers found that increased fruit and vegetable intake was associated with significantly lower risk of a medium weight gain (3,41 kg) over 10 years among adults.

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