Fruits, vegetables may ward off heart disease risks in children

11/29/2010 | Bloomberg Businessweek

A study in Finland found that children and teens ages 3 to 18 who consumed fewer fruits and vegetables had stiffer arterial walls, a risk factor for atherosclerosis, compared with those who ate high amounts of fruits and vegetables. A separate Finnish study found that children who exhibited the most risk factors for heart problems at age 9 were 37% more likely than other children to develop thicker carotid artery walls in adulthood.

View Full Article in:

Bloomberg Businessweek

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director Medical Affairs
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Senior Scientist - Cell Engineering Group
Pfizer
San Francisco, CA
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR
Area Reimbursement Manager (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT)
SI-BONE, INC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR