Eur J Nutr (2018) 57:75–81 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-016-1298-6 ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of cholecystectomy: a prospective cohort study of women and men 1,2 3 3 Caroline Nordenvall · Viktor Oskarsson · Alicja Wolk Received: 14 December 2015 / Accepted: 11 August 2016 / Published online: 20 August 2016 © The Author(s) 2016. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com Abstract highest compared with the lowest sex-specific quartile of Purpose Epidemiologic data on whether consumption of FV consumption. There was no evidence of interactions fruit and vegetables (FVs) decreases the risk of gallstone with age (P = .25) or sex (P = .72) in analyses pooled by disease are sparse. Therefore, we examined the association sex. However, an age-by-FV consumption interaction was between FV consumption and the 14-year risk of symp- observed in separate analyses of women (P = .010), with tomatic gallstone disease (defined as occurrence of chol - decreased HRs of cholecystectomy for ages up to 60 years. ecystectomy) in a large group of middle-aged and elderly Conclusions This study supports an inverse association persons. between FV consumption and risk cholecystectomy in Methods Data from two population-based cohorts were women, although the association was
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