Plant Polyphenols Could Decrease the Risk of Premature Mortality from Major Clinical Conditions

JOURNAL: Proc Nutr Soc 62(3): 599-603

AUTHORS: Duthie, G. G., P. T. Gardner, et al. (2003).

Epidemiological evidence suggests that diets rich in fruit and vegetables decrease the risk of premature mortality from major clinical conditions, including cancer and heart disease. It is not yet clear which components or combination of components in fruit and vegetables are protective or what their mechanism of action is.

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