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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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Carotenoid intake and esophageal cancer risk: a meta-analysis.

​Regular consumption of foods high in carotenoids may help to inhibit the development of cancerous cells and tumors in the esophagus.

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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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Tomatoes Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

Tomatoes on Vine in Sunshine
The prostate gland is a walnut-sized gland of the male reproductive system located between the bladder and the penis. It plays a very important role in male fertility and the proper functioning of the urinary tract, as it secretes fluid that nourishes and protects the sperm. The cells of the prostate gland can undergo mutation, trans...
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Peter Goldstein
Excellent article! I am happy to share it in our Facebook group, Hippocrates Docs. May I suggest editing the title to read "Lowere... Read More
Thursday, 29 March 2018 12:47
Linda Carney MD
Great idea Peter!
Thursday, 29 March 2018 13:13
Sue Louise Gilmore
And how much lycopene is needed to have this protective effect? I've seen statistics that suggest that the average American eats b... Read More
Thursday, 29 March 2018 14:29
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Lycopene and Risk of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

​High intake of lycopene-rich foods may help guard against the development of prostate cancer.

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Protective effect of total carotenoid and lycopene intake on the risk of hip fracture: a 17-year follow-up from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.

​Hip and non-vertebral osteoporotic fractures are less likely to occur in individuals who are habitual consumers of foods loaded with carotenoids, especially lycopene.

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Do dietary lycopene and other carotenoids protect against prostate cancer?

​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.

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Dietary and circulating lycopene and stroke risk: a meta-analysis of prospective studies.

​Significant reduction in the risk of stroke is associated with individuals with high blood levels of lycopene.

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Lycopene and risk of cardiovascular diseases: A meta-analysis of observational studies.

​Consistent consumption of foods high in lycopene may help guard against the development of cardiovascular diseases, such as stroke and coronary heart disease.

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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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Inverse associations between plasma lycopene and other carotenoids and prostate cancer.

Low prostate cancer risk is associated with high plasma levels of lycopene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-cryptoxanthin.

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Effect of carotene and lycopene on the risk of prostate cancer: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of observational studies.

Regular intake of diets rich in lycopene and α-carotene may protect men against prostate cancer.

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