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Relationship of Fruit and Vegetable Intake with Adiposity: A Systematic Review

Since fruits and vegetables (FV) are rich in water and fiber, and low in energy density, FV consumption has been proposed as an obesity prevention strategy. This review article evaluates the available literature on the relationship between FV intake and adiposity. It also highlights implications for future research in this area.

Date: May 2011

Resource Type: Journal Article

Focus Areas: Diet Quality & Healthy Weight Healthy Communities