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Vegetables are Known in Attainment of Nutrition Security of the Society: What About Fruits? Short Systematic Review


The review is assessed in Debre Berhan University College of Agriculture and Natural Resource Science and focused on the importance of fruits to attain nutrition security. The production of horticultural crops like fruits is economically rewarding. The production of horticultural crops has a great significance for the attainment of food and nutritional security. Fruits often contain a number of essential nutrients like carbohydrate, energy, vitamins, minerals dietary fiber, and phyto-chemicals. A nutrient rich fruits can lower blood pressure, reduce risk of heart disease and stroke, prevent some types of cancer, lower risk of eye and digestive problems, and have a positive effect upon blood sugar. The production of fruits becomes more important for developing countries where highly prevalent malnutrition makes nutritional security an important public health concern. Therefore, to sum up the inclusion of fruits in our diet is one of the approaches to address for the attainment of nutrition security and health of the society.

Kebede Tedila Tadesse

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