Plant foods, dietary fibre and risk of ischaemic heart disease in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC) cohort
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
Year Published: 2020
Int J Epidemiol
Aurora Perez-Cornago, Francesca L Crowe, Paul N Appleby, Kathryn E Bradbury, Angela M Wood, Marianne Uhre Jakobsen, Laura Johnson, Carlotta Sacerdote, Marinka Steur, Elisabete Weiderpass, Anne Mette L Würtz, Tilman Kühn, Verena Katzke, Antonia Trichopoulou, Anna Karakatsani, Carlo La Vecchia, Giovanna Masala, Rosario Tumino, Salvatore Panico, Ivonne Sluijs, Guri Skeie, Liher Imaz, Dafina Petrova, J Ramón Quirós, Sandra Milena Colorado Yohar, Paula Jakszyn, Olle Melander, Emily Sonestedt, Jonas Andersson, Maria Wennberg, Dagfinn Aune, Elio Riboli, Matthias B Schulze, Emanuele di Angelantonio, Nicholas J Wareham , John Danesh, Nita G Forouhi, Adam S Butterworth, Timothy J Key
This study examined 490,311 men and women and looked at the relationship between intake of fruits, vegetables, and various types of fiber on the risk of ishemic heart disease (IHD).
Key Findings: There was a lower risk of IHD with consumption of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds.