Publications and Research

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-10-2015

Abstract

Objective
To examine the adjusted associations of fruit consumption and vegetable consumption with the Framingham score and its components in the non-Western setting of Southern China, considering health status.

Method
Linear regression was used to assess the cross-sectional associations of fruit and vegetable consumption with the Framingham score and its components, among 19,518 older Chinese (50 years) from the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study in Southern China (2003– 2006), and whether these differed by health status.

Results
The association of fruit consumption with the Framingham score varied by health status (P-value

Conclusion
This large study from a non-western setting found that fruit and vegetable consumption was barely associated with the Framingham score, or major CVD risk factors.

Comments

© 2015 Sun et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 
 

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