Fruit and Vegetable Intake and the Risk of Hypertension in Middle-Aged and Older Women

Posted at — Mario Hernández Cueto — enero 28th, 2012 — 9:52 under factores de riesgo

2-riesgo-cardiovascularFruit and Vegetable Intake and the Risk of Hypertension in Middle-Aged and Older Women

Por: Lu Wang, JoAnn E. Manson, J. Michael Gaziano, Julie E. Buring y Howard D. Sesso. American Journal of Hypertension (2012); 25 2, 180–189.

Despite the promising findings from short-term intervention trials, the long-term effect of habitual fruit and vegetable intake on blood pressure (BP) remains uncertain. We therefore assessed the prospective association between baseline intake of fruits and vegetables and the risk of hypertension in a large cohort of middle-aged and older women.

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