Research Roundup

April 2011 Issue

Research Roundup: April 2011

Those were the findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Heart study, which included more than 300,000 people from eight different European countries. People who consumed at least eight portions (about three ounces) of fruits and vegetables per day had a 22 percent lower risk of dying from ischemic heart disease (characterized by reduced blood supply to the heart) than those who consumed fewer than three portions.

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