Consumption of vegetables may reduce the risk of liver cancer: results from a meta-analysis of case-control and cohort studies.

Adequate intake of vegetables may help prevent liver cancer.

This study was conducted to assess the association between the consumption of vegetables and the incidence of liver cancer. Researchers examined the diets and liver cancer odds ratio of 137,774 subjects. They found out that high intake of vegetables diminished the risk of developing liver cancer. The findings of the analysis show that habitual consumption of vegetables may confer individuals with significant protection against liver cancer.

Research Summary Information

  • 2015
  • Luo AJ, Wang FZ, Luo D, Hu DH, Mao P, Xie WZ, He XF, Kan W, Wang Y.
  • The Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, China; Key Laboratory of Medical Information Research (Central South University), College of Hunan Province, Changsha, China. School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha, China; Department of Medicine Management, Bengbu Medical College, Bengbu, China. Electronic address: bengbu_wangfuzhi@126.com. Department of Medicine Management, Bengbu Medical College, Bengbu, China. Key Laboratory of Medical Information Research (Central South University), College of Hunan Province, Changsha, China; Department of Medical Information, Center South University, Changsha, China. The Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, China. School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha, China. School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha, China; School of Public Management, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang, China.
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  • No source of funding disclosure found
  • No potential conflicts disclosure found
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