Catalysts and barriers to increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables and reducing the prevalence of hypertension: Monitoring metrics, dietary quality, and farmland capacity.

Conrad, Zach.

Abstract: Hypertension is a prominent risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), which is the leading cause of death in the United States (US). Adequate consumption of fruits and vegetables (F&V) is associated with a reduced risk of developing hypertension and CVD, yet most Americans do not meet the recommended daily consumption amounts for F&V. National public health goals for 2020 inc... read more

Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
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