Cardiology

Fruit consumption cuts CVD risk by up to 40 percent

Daily fruit consumption cuts the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 40%, according to research presented at ESC Congress today by Dr Huaidong Du from Oxford, UK. The findings from the seven year follow-up study ...

Pediatrics

Most kids eat fruit, veggies daily: CDC

(HealthDay)—More than three-quarters of U.S. children eat fruit on any given day, and nearly 92 percent dig into vegetables in a 24-hour period, a new U.S. health survey reveals.

Health

An SMS a day keeps the doctor away

(Medical Xpress)—Habit-based messages by text message or email have proven to increase the fruit consumption of young adults according to Australian research.

Pediatrics

The science of school lunch

In terms of ambience, Charlotte Central's cafeteria is—well, conjure up your own elementary school lunch experience. There's more than one reason to run to recess. But on a recent visit to observe a group of researchers ...

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