Eating Fruit Lowers Cardiac Risk

Keep the Heart Healthy with a Serving a Day


Scientists from the university of Oxford and the Chinese Medical Academy studied 500,000 healthy adults in China for seven years, tracking medical records of illnesses and deaths. They found that a 100-gram serving of fruit per day (primarily apples and oranges) reduces the risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke by one-third.


This article appears in the August 2017 issue of Natural Awakenings.

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