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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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Peter Goldstein
A beautiful example of how just 1 thing at a time can change lives!
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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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Lycopene and Risk of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

​High intake of lycopene-rich foods may help guard against the development of prostate cancer.

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Dietary total flavonoids intake and risk of mortality from all causes and cardiovascular disease in the general population: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.

​High dietary ingestion of flavonoid-containing foods may reduce the odds of dying from cardiovascular disorders and other chronic diseases.

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Cholesterol consumption and risk of endometrial cancer: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of observational studies.

​Generous consumption of foods rich in cholesterol may increase endometrial cancer risk.

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Non-soy legume consumption lowers cholesterol levels: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

​A healthy cholesterol number is associated with frequent consumption of non-soy legumes.

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It is great to learn that other legumes, apart from soy beans, appear to be just as beneficial for lowering cholesterol levels. I ... Read More
Friday, 02 February 2018 09:41
Sean Carney
Legumes were the one food that all of the blue zones had in common.
Friday, 02 February 2018 09:45
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Systematic review and meta-analysis suggest that dietary cholesterol intake increases risk of breast cancer.

​Women on diets high in cholesterol-containing foods may have a high tendency of developing breast cancer.

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Association between cholesterol intake and pancreatic cancer risk: Evidence from a meta-analysis.

A significant elevation in pancreatic cancer risk is associated with high consumption of cholesterol-rich foods.

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