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Fruits and Vegetables Are Associated With Lower Lung Cancer Risk Only in the Placebo Arm of the Beta-Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET)

Consistent consumption of generous portions of fruits and vegetables may help curb the development of lung cancer in individuals who are not using beta carotene supplements.

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β-Carotene Supplementation and Lung Cancer Incidence in the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study: The Role of Tar and Nicotine

Frequent use of beta-carotene supplements may accelerate the development of lung cancer in male smokers.

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Dietary intakes of vitamin E, vitamin C, and β-carotene and risk of Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis.

Generous intake of vitamin C, E, and beta-carotene from food sources may help halt the onset of Alzheimer's disease.

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Higher intake of carotenoid is associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer in Chinese adults: a case-control study.

​A decline in colorectal cancer risk is associated with high dietary intake of foods containing carotenoids, such as α-carotene, β-carotene, β-cryptoxanthin, and lycopene.

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Circulating carotenoids and risk of breast cancer: pooled analysis of eight prospective studies.

​The odds of preventing breast cancer may be stacked in favor of women with high circulating levels of carotenoids, such as of α-carotene, β-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and lycopene.

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Carotenoid intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of observational studies.

A decline in non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk is associated with frequent consumers of foods high in carotenoids, such as alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin.

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Association between intake of antioxidants and pancreatic cancer risk: a meta-analysis.

Regular intake of foods loaded with antioxidant nutrients and vitamins, such as selenium, vitamin A, beta-carotene, vitamin C, and beta-cryptoxanthin, may help reduce the risk of developing pancreatic cancer.

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Dietary intake of carotenoids and risk of type 2 diabetes.

Regular consumption of foods loaded with alpha-carotene and beta-carotene may provide individuals with powerful protection against type 2 diabetes.

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Association of Dietary Vitamin A and β-Carotene Intake with the Risk of Lung Cancer: A Meta-Analysis of 19 Publications.

Habitual consumption of foods loaded with vitamin A and beta-carotene may protect individuals against lung cancer.

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Chris Dove
Does that include animal foods that are rich in the Retinol form of A like liver, or just the plant foods?
Friday, August 11 2017 07:58
Sean Carney
Chris, You are asking a great question. In the full pdf version of this study at http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/7/11/5463/pdf ther... Read More
Friday, August 11 2017 11:18
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Prospective study of carotenoids, tocopherols, and retinoid concentrations and the risk of breast cancer.

Breast cancer is less likely to occur in women with high serum concentrations of carotenoids, such as lutein, lycopene, and beta-carotene.

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