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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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Carotenoid Intake from Natural Sources and Head and Neck Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Epidemiological Studies.

​Adequate intake of foods packed with carotenoids may help boost an individual's defense against cancers of the head and neck.

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Dietary flavonoid intake and the risk of stroke: a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

Adequate intake of flavonoids from dietary sources may help guard against the development of stroke.

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Dietary flavonoids intake and the risk of coronary heart disease: a dose-response meta-analysis of 15 prospective studies.

Habitual consumption of flavonoid-rich foods may confer individuals with significant protection against coronary heart disease.

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Intake of soy products is associated with better plasma lipid profiles in the Hong Kong Chinese population.

​Adequate intake of soy foods is associated with a healthy cholesterol number in men and in younger women.

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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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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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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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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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Effect of soy isoflavones on blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

High dietary intake of soy isoflavones may help to  reduce the blood pressure of individuals with hypertension.

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Effect of longer-term modest salt reduction on blood pressure.

​Adhering to a diet low on salt can help to transform a high blood pressure number to a healthy one.

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Inverse association of legume consumption and dyslipidemia: Isfahan Healthy Heart Program.

​A healthy lipid profile and low cardiovascular disease risk are associated with frequent consumers of legumes.

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Effects of dietary fiber type on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of healthy individuals.

​Eating generous portions of fiber-rich foods regularly may help to lower high blood pressure.

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