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Regular consumption of foods high in carotenoids may help to inhibit the development of cancerous cells and tumors in the esophagus.
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.
Frequent consumers of foods packed with carotenoids may have a low tendency of developing stroke and other cardiovascular disorders.
Increased consumption of foods with plenty of vitamin E, lutein, alpha-carotene, and zeaxanthin may contribute positively to the prevention of age-related cataract.
Breast cancer is less likely to occur in women with high serum concentrations of carotenoids, such as lutein, lycopene, and beta-carotene.
Low prostate cancer risk is associated with high plasma levels of lycopene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-cryptoxanthin.
Low endometrial cancer incidence is associated with females who are habitual consumers of diets high in dietary carotenoids, such as lutein (zeaxanthin), beta-cryptoxanthin, and beta-carotene.