Effects of low-fat diet on serum lipids in premenopausal and postmenopausal women: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

​A healthy cholesterol number is associated with premenopausal women on low-fat diets.

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Whole-grain and blood lipid changes in apparently healthy adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies.

Adequate intake of whole grains may help individuals to improve their lipid profile and maintain a healthy cholesterol number.

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Long-term vegetarians have low oxidative stress, body fat, and cholesterol levels.

​Reduced oxidative stress levels, low body fat, enhance antioxidant capacity, and improved lipid profile are associated with individuals on vegetarian diets.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Vegetarian diets and blood pressure: a meta-analysis.

High blood pressure is less likely to develop in individuals adhering to a vegetarian dietary pattern.

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Effects of Vegetarian Diets on Blood Lipids: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Strict adherence to a vegetarian dietary pattern may be beneficial in reducing the concentrations of cholesterol floating in the blood.

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Association between plant-based diets and plasma lipids: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Regular intake of plant-based diets may help reduce cholesterol levels.

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