Diagnostic Criteria for Cardiovascular Pathology: Acquired

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Angina is not usually life-threatening, but can be associated with increased risk of heart attack. Become the disease-free, lean, energetic person you're meant to be. Some other components in fruit and vegetables such as vitamin C, carotenoids, and other phytochemicals also probably contribute to a reduced risk of mortality. 4 The association between higher consumption of fruit and vegetables and risk of cancer has not been firmly established.

Pages: 400

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (December 1996)

ISBN: 0397516304

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