A customer shops for fruit at a supermarket in Huaibei, in China’s Anhui province. The association between fruit consumption and lower stroke risk may be stronger in China than in developed nations because fruit consumption in the country is still relatively low. Photo: Corbis

A large apple a day really can keep the doctor away, study of a million Chinese suggests

Consumption of fresh fruit associated with lower risk of heart attack and stroke, seven-year study in rural and urban China shows

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A customer shops for fruit at a supermarket in Huaibei, in China’s Anhui province. The association between fruit consumption and lower stroke risk may be stronger in China than in developed nations because fruit consumption in the country is still relatively low. Photo: Corbis
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