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Fruits, veggies w/ white flesh may lower stroke risk

Research suggests fruits and veggies with white flesh, like apples, peaches and bananas, may reduce stroke risk.

September 16, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Research suggests fruits and vegetables with white flesh, like apples, peaches and bananas, may reduce stroke risk.

A team of Dutch researchers studied more than 20,000 people over a 10-year period.

They said people who ate plenty of white-fleshed fruits and vegetables had a 52-percent lower risk of having a stroke.

Other fruits and vegetables that fit into the "white flesh" category include cauliflower, chicory, cucumbers and potatoes.


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