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Differential contribution of fruit and vegetable intake to general health in the ALSWH


It is well known that increased consumption of sugar is one of the major contributing factors for the obesity epidemic. Recent research has controversially suggested that high fructose consumption may lead to increased lipogenesis and adiposity.  Fruit and vegetable intakes are rarely evaluated separately when measuring associations with health status and the purpose of this analysis is to evaluate the differential effects of fruit and vegetables (separately) in relation to body weight and health status.