Vegetable intake, but not fruit intake, is associated with a reduction in the risk of cancer incidence and mortality in middle-aged Korean men.

15 Apr 2015Choi Y1, Lee JE, Bae JM, Li ZM, Kim DH, Lee MS, Ahn YO, Shin MH

Our findings suggest that total vegetable intake is linearly associated with cancer incidence but nonlinearly associated with total cancer mortality in middle-aged Korean men. However, total fruit intake is not associated with total cancer incidence or mortality.

Cohort Study
2 effects
14198 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Vegetables Nutrition risk & protective factor
Protective Factor Vegetables
Nutrition

Cancer Lymphatic outcome
Decreased risk of Cancer
Lymphatic system

High evidence
-28.0%

Fruits Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Fruits
Nutrition

Cancer Lymphatic outcome
Minor increase risk of Cancer
Lymphatic system

Low evidence
4.0%