High fruit and vegetable intakes may limit weight gain, particularly in susceptible persons, such as those who stop smoking.  Data from 89,432 men and women from 5 countries: Denmark, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, and United Kingdom. The association between fruit and vegetable intake and weight change after a mean follow-up of 6.5 y was assessed. Fruit and vegetable intake relates significantly, albeit weakly inversely, to weight change. For persons who stop smoking, high fruit and vegetable intakes may be recommended to reduce the risk of weight gain.

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