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.
Published: May 2011
ID #: 1049
Journal: Obes Rev
Authors: Ledoux TA, Hingle MD, Baranowski T
Resource Type: Journal Article
Additional Fruit and Vegetable Vouchers for Pregnant WIC Clients: An Equity-Focused Strategy to Improve Food Security and Diet QualityWomen with low household income and from racial/ethnic minority groups are at elevated risk of food insecurity. Food insecurity during pregnancy is associated with overall less healthy diets, lower intake of the pregnancy-supportive nutrients iron and folate, and significant variations in diet across the course of a month. The goal of this study was to More