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In adults, what is the relationship between the intake of vegetables and fruits, not including juice, and body weight? (DGAC 2010)
The evidence for an association between increased fruit and vegetable intake and lower body weight is modest with a trend towards decreased weight gain over five or more years in middle adulthood. No conclusions can be drawn from the evidence on the efficacy of increased fruit and vegetable consumption in weight loss diets.
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