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Seasonality in Iranian Fruit and Vegetable Dietary Intake

Fatemeh Toorang 1 , Anahita HoushiarRad 2 , * , Morteza Abdollahi 2 , Mina Esmaili 2 and Soraya Ebrahimpour Koujan 3
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1 Cancer Research Center, Cancer Institute of Iran, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Nutrition Research, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Nutrition, Schools of Health and Nutrition, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
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  • Thrita: December 20, 2013, 2 (4); 58-63
  • Published Online: November 10, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 18, 2013
  • Revised: May 28, 2013
  • Accepted: June 12, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/thrita.11634

To Cite: Toorang F, HoushiarRad A, Abdollahi M, Esmaili M, Ebrahimpour Koujan S. et al. Seasonality in Iranian Fruit and Vegetable Dietary Intake, Thrita. 2013 ;2(4):58-63. doi: 10.5812/thrita.11634.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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