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Eating natural food, a major element in Cubans' daily diet, is part of authorities' efforts to improve health indicators in the country.

According to experts, a diet based on vegetal products is essential to prevent non-infectious diseases like cardiovascular troubles, diabetes, certain forms of cancer, liver affections and dental cavities.

Regarding malignant tumors, studies show that certain fruits and vegetables can protect the body from gastrointestinal cancer and those linked to smoking.

In addition, fiber-rich cereals can increase the body's protection against colon cancer, as they replace food of animal origin.

At the same time, heart diseases can be prevented by eating food rich in fiber, folic acid and antioxidants.
Source: DTCuba

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