Alcohol and Cancer: A Statement of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

​Alcohol consumers are highly vulnerable to oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, esophageal (squamous cell carcinoma), liver, breast, and colorectal cancers.

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Adherence to a Healthy Lifestyle is Associated With a Lower Risk of Diverticulitis among Men.

​Adoption of healthy lifestyle habits, such as consuming of diets low in meat and high in fiber, exercising regularly, maintenance of healthy weight, and avoidance of cigarette smoking, may help protect individuals from diverticulitis.

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Great article/reference that supports the importance of fibre and limiting red meat consumption, for once again, protecting gut he... Read More
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Red meat is only part of the issue. There is also a substantial amount of info pointing at a whole foods plant-based diet from ma... Read More
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Here are a bunch more peer-reviewed papers on the specific issue of diverticulitis & diet, pointing at whole foods plant-based die... Read More
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Health effects of saturated and trans-fatty acid intake in children and adolescents: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Children and adolescents on low-fat diets are less prone to develop cardiovascular disease.

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Fiber Intake and Survival After Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis.

​Colorectal cancer patients on high-fiber diets may have a low tendency of dying from the disease.

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Whole-Grain Intake and Mortality from All Causes, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer: A Systematic Review and Dose-Response Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies.

​A decline in total, cancer, and cardiovascular mortality risk is associated with frequent consumption of generous portions of whole grains.

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Cigarette smoking and the risk of mucinous and nonmucinous epithelial ovarian cancer.

​Cigarette smoking may promote the development of mucinous type of epithelial ovarian cancer in women.

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Carotenoids as Potential Antioxidant Agents in Stroke Prevention: A Systematic Review.

​Frequent consumers of foods packed with carotenoids may have a low tendency of developing stroke and other cardiovascular disorders.

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A prospective cohort study of cigarette smoking and pancreatic cancer in Japan.

​Individuals who are cigarette smokers may be highly vulnerable to pancreatic cancer.

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Carotenoid intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of observational studies.

A decline in non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk is associated with frequent consumers of foods high in carotenoids, such as alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin.

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Smoking increases rectal cancer risk to the same extent in women as in men: results from a Norwegian cohort study.

Smoking is associated with increased predisposition to rectal cancer in both men and women.

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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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Increased dietary and circulating lycopene are associated with reduced prostate cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Marked reduction in the risk of prostate cancer is associated with high consumption and elevated plasma concentrations of 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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Plant-based diet associated with less heart failure risk

​Individuals who follow a plant-based dietary pattern are less likely to suffer from heart failure.

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Meta-analysis of the association between dietary lycopene intake and ovarian cancer risk in postmenopausal women.

​Generous intake of foods rich in lycopene may help cut down ovarian cancer risk in postmenopausal women.

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