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SUPERFOODS


Health Benefits from Fruits, Vegetables, and Other Superfoods

Prevention is a more effective strategy than is the treatment of chronic diseases. Superfoods that contain significant amounts of bioactive components may provide more desirable health benefits beyond basic nutrition, and play important roles in the prevention of chronic diseases. The vast health benefits from having a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is attributed to the combination of these phytochemicals found in superfoods is paramount to chronic disease prevention, and is made possible through the additive and synergistic effects of combining these fruits and vegetables for their potent antioxidant and anticancer activities.

CDC DOCUMENTATION


Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheets

Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative

Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative

Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative
1 This document provides up-to-date scientific data and statistics on diabetes and its burden in the United States from the CDC. Formerly referred to as the National Diabetes Fact Sheet, this consensus document is written for a scientific audience.
2014 National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet

2014 National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet

National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet, 2014
2 Fact sheet about kidney disease and kidney failure with prevention tips.

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