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Increased dietary exposure to lutein and zeaxanthin may help fight off cataract formation in men.
Consistent consumption of fruits and vegetables packed with vitamin A, C, and carotenoids may help halt the onset of glaucoma in older African-American women.
Eating foods rich in carotenoids regularly may brighten a man's chances of avoiding hip fracture.
Eating more carotenoid-containing foods, such as tomatoes and carrots, may help to protect men against prostate cancer.
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.
Regular consumption of foods high in carotenoids may help to inhibit the development of cancerous cells and tumors in the esophagus.
Adequate intake of foods packed with carotenoids may help boost an individual's defense against cancers of the head and neck.
Increased dietary exposure to carotenoids, such as lutein, zeaxanthin, β-cryptoxanthin, and β-carotene, may have a positive effect on bone health in both men and women.