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Title Promoting fruit and vegetable intake to improve health
Description Describes the benefits of this approach in terms of cardiovascular disease and cancer
Creation Date 26 October 2006
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Cardiovascular disease and cancer remain the two largest causes of mortality in developed countries. Public health measures to combat this epidemic have recognised the multi-factorial nature of the problem and have sought through a combination of health intervention programmes, education and improved health delivery to improve the situation. The following essay relates to the dietary aspects of the problem, specifically fruit and vegetable intake.
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