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Fruit and vegetable in nutrition

What is natural food of the human beings? Fruits and vegetables, of course! When early human beings were staying in caves, they had absolutely no means or the knowledge of processing the food. The generations of early humans must have survived in spite of all the odds, consuming fruits and vegetables only. From this, you yourself can understand the importance of fruit and vegetable in nutrition for humans.
Fruit and vegetable in nutrition can give you a complete meal. From ages mothers are advocating eating more fruits and vegetables. This advice has lot of scientific evidences to prove its importance.
In initial research days, use of fruit and vegetable in nutrition was associated with fighting cancer. Several studies were carried out to find the link between the consumption of fruits and vegetables and cancer. It is proved that this type of diet does help to fight cancer. However this type of study has to be taken over long period of many years. This long duration, does present some technical difficulties, to prove link between fruit and vegetable in nutrition and it’s cancer fighting properties conclusively. However it is easy to relate one particular type of fruit with one particular cancer. Consider the case of tomatoes. These fruit contain a chemical named as lycopene. This chemical is useful in fighting prostate cancer. The studies prove that cooked tomato products are more useful in fighting prostate cancer. The other types of food items containing lycopene, show similar anti prostate cancer activity. Thus importance of use of fruit and vegetable in nutrition for fighting cancer is explained above.

Presently all the importance of fruit and vegetable in nutrition emphasizes, how fruit and vegetable in nutrition helps to keep your heart fit and healthy. All the focus of research in fruit and vegetable in nutrition is now focused more; on heart studies than on cancer studies. It does not mean that the study in role of fruit and vegetable in nutrition in fighting cancer has stopped completely. The cancer associations are still funding the research on the role of fruit and vegetable in nutrition.
As more funding is available in research about the role of fruit and vegetable in nutrition for fighting heart diseases, many startling facts are being revealed. It is conclusively proved that consumption of diet rich in fruit and vegetable considerably lowers the possibility of heart disease and stroke. If you consume more diet of this type, the possibility of heart disease lowers further down. Lowering of blood pressure and cholesterol level is possible by using fruit and vegetable in nutrition. If you use fruit and vegetable nutrition, your eyes will remain healthy. These are many advantages of use of fruit and vegetable in nutrition.

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February 25, 2008 - Posted by | Blogroll, Nutrition

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