January 1997 Issue
Daily intake of fresh fruit was linked to one-quarter fewer deaths from heart disease and one-third fewer stroke deaths in a recent 17-year British study of nearly 11,000 vegetarians and health-conscious men and women. The risk of psoriasis dropped significantly in people who ate plenty of fresh fruit, carrots and tomatoes -- all rich in carotenoids -- in a recent Italian study. Psoriasis risk rose in those who were
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