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High dietary ingestion of fruits, particularly vitamin C-containing fruits such as citrus fruits, may help to thwart the development of oral pre-cancerous lesions in men.
A significant reduction in oral and pharyngeal cancer risk is associated with high consumption of citrus fruits.
Esophageal and gastric cardia cancers are less likely to occur among frequent consumers of citrus fruits.
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.
A decline in the risk of stroke is associated with consistent consumption of fruits and vegetables.