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Frequent consumers of foods packed with carotenoids may have a low tendency of developing stroke and other cardiovascular disorders.
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.
Hip and non-vertebral osteoporotic fractures are less likely to occur in individuals who are habitual consumers of foods loaded with carotenoids, especially lycopene.
Frequent consumption of foods loaded with lycopene, lutein, zeaxathin, beta-carotenoids, alpha-carotenoids, and beta-cryptoxanthin may help boost an individual's defenses against prostate cancer.
Adequate intake of foods rich in beta-cryptoxanthin, such as citrus fruits, may help guard against the development of lung cancer.
Regular consumption of high carotenoid diets, especially those rich in alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, may significantly cut down coronary artery disease (CAD) risk in women.
Adequate intake of diets rich in α- and β-carotene may help guard against the development of breast cancer in women.
Regular ingestion of diets rich in foods of plant origin may confer significant protection against the development of lung cancer.
High consumption of diets rich in lycopene, beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, and total caroteinoids may diminish breast cancer development risk in Chinese women.