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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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Soy isoflavones lower serum total and LDL cholesterol in humans: a meta-analysis of 11 randomized controlled trials.

​High dietary ingestion of isoflavones from soy foods may produce a significant reduction in total and LDL cholesterol, especially in individuals with elevated cholesterol levels.

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Soyfood intake during adolescence and subsequent risk of breast cancer among Chinese women.

​Breast cancer is less likely to occur in women who consistently consumed soy foods during their adolescent life.

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Vegetarian dietary patterns and mortality in Adventist Health Study 2.

​Vegetarians may have a lower tendency of dying from chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular and kidney ailments, than non-vegetarians.

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Each portion of fruit or vegetable consumed halves the risk of oral cancer.

​High intake of fruits and vegetables may help thwart the development of oral cancer.

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Dietary fiber, vegetables, and colon cancer: critical review and meta-analyses of the epidemiologic evidence.

​Generous consumption of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and grains, may help guard against the development of colon cancer.

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Soy product intake is inversely associated with serum homocysteine level in premenopausal Japanese women.

Adequate intake of soy foods may have a positive effect on plasma concentrations of homocysteine in premenopausal women.

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Is vegetarian diet associated with a lower risk of breast cancer in Taiwanese women?

​Following a vegetarian dietary pattern may reduce a woman's susceptibility to breast cancer.

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Association between Dietary Carotenoid Intake and Bone Mineral Density in Korean Adults Aged 30-75 Years Using Data from the Fourth and Fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (2008-2011).

​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.

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Epidemiology of soy exposures and breast cancer risk.

​Low incidence of breast cancer is associated with regions where high amounts of soy foods are consumed.

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Isoflavone consumption and risk of breast cancer: a dose-response meta-analysis of observational studies.

​High dietary ingestion of isoflavones may significantly reduce breast cancer risk.

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Dietary Fiber Is Beneficial for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: An Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses.

​A high-fiber diet may reduce an individual's risk of developing and dying from stroke, heart disease, and cardiovascular disorders.

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β-Cryptoxanthin and the risk for lifestyle-related disease: findings from recent nutritional epidemiologic studies.

​A diet high in β-cryptoxanthin may help ward off metabolic syndrome, liver dysfunction, insulin resistance, oxidative stress, low bone mass, and atherosclerosis.

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Alcohol consumption increases the risk of fatal breast cancer (United States).

​Alcohol consumption may increase the odds of dying from breast cancer in post-menopausal women.

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Effects of garlic on blood pressure in patients with and without systolic hypertension: a meta-analysis.

​Increased dietary intake of garlic may be beneficial in reducing the blood pressure of individuals suffering from systolic hypertension.

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