ResearchCan eating fruits and vegetables help people to manage their weight? (PDF | 244)
DHHS. CDC. Produce for Better Health Foundation.
Examines the evidence from available studies to determine whether eating fruits and vegetables can help with weight management.
Influences on Fruit and Vegetable Procurement and Consumption Among Urban African-American Public Housing Residents, and Potential Strategies for Intervention (PDF | 1.8 MB)
Family Economics and Nutrition Review.
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A Randomized Trial of the Little by Little CD-ROM: Demonstrated Effectiveness in Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Intake in a Low-income Population
DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Understanding Fruit and Vegetable Choices -Research Briefs
USDA. Economic Research Service.
Main Web page links to seven reports, released in November 2004, that deal with the economic, social, and behavioral factors influencing consumers' fruit and vegetable choices.
Nutritional comparison of fresh, frozen and canned fruits and vegetables
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.
Literature review comparing fresh, canned and frozen foods with an emphasis on fruits and vegetables. The first part (PDF 40 KB) of this review compares Vitamins C and B and phenolic compounds. The second part (PDF 15 KB) of this review compares nutrients Vitamin A and carotenoids, vitamin E, minerals and fiber.