Background: Epidemiological evidence suggests that fruit consumption
may lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases through blood
pressure (BP)–lowering effects; little is known on the independent
effect of raw fruit and fruit juice on BP.
Objective: The objective was to quantify associations of raw fruit
and fruit juice consumption with BP by using cross-sectional data
from the INTERnational study on MAcro/micronutrients and blood
Pressure (INTERMAP) of 4680 men and women aged...
Authors: Linda Oude Griep, Jeremiah Stamler, Queenie Chan, Linda Van Horn, Lyn Steffen, Katsuyuki Miura, Hirotsugu Ueshima, Nagako Okuda, Liancheng Zhao, Martha Daviglus, Paul Elliott