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Red and Processed Meat and Mortality in Low Meat Intake Population.

Regular consumption of red and processed meats may raise an individual's odds of suffering from premature death.

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Relationship between soy and isoflavone intake and periodontal disease: the Freshmen in Dietetic Courses Study II.

Eating more soy and isoflavone-containing foods regularly may confer an individual with significant protection against periodontal disease.

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A tomato-rich diet is related to depressive symptoms among an elderly population aged 70 years and over: a population-based, cross-sectional analysis.

Depression is less likely to occur in elderly individuals on high tomato diets.

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Cannabis smoking and risk of lung cancer in men: a pooled analysis of three studies in Maghreb.

Cannabis smoking may worsen the risk of lung cancer.

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Proanthocyanidins and other flavonoids in relation to endometrial cancer risk: a case–control study in Italy.

Habitual consumption of foods rich in proanthocyanidins, flavanones, and isoflavones can help knock down the risk of endometrial cancer.

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The Metabolic Effects of Oats Intake in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Strict adherence to a high oats diet may help to maintain healthy blood levels of glucose and lipids in patient with type 2 diabetes.

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Review of exercise and the risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Regular exercise may diminish the likelihood of having benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH).

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Fruit and vegetable intake and head and neck cancer risk in a large United States prospective cohort study.

​A decline in the risk of oral, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancer is associated with increase in the consumption of fruits and vegetables.

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Allium vegetable intake and risk of acute myocardial infarction in Italy.

Eating more onions and garlic may make myocardial infarction less likely to occur.

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Natural vitamin C intake and the risk of head and neck cancer: A pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology Consortium.

Indulging in foods rich in vitamin C may boost an individual's defense against oral, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancer.

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Marijuana use and increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

Marijuana might be a risk factor for cancer of the head and neck.

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Onion and garlic intake and the odds of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Adequate intake of onions and garlic may help guard against the development of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH).

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Dietary fiber intake and head and neck cancer risk: A pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology consortium.

Greater consumption of fiber-containing foods seems to be protective against oral, laryngeal, and pharyngeal cancer.

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Dietary intakes of vitamin E, vitamin C, and β-carotene and risk of Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis.

Generous intake of vitamin C, E, and beta-carotene from food sources may help halt the onset of Alzheimer's disease.

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Dietary intake of nitrate and nitrite and risk of renal cell carcinoma in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study.

High exposure to nitrites from animal sources, such as processed meats, may up the risk of kidney cancer.

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Higher intakes of vegetables and vegetable-related nutrients are associated with lower endometrial cancer risks.

Compliance with a high vegetable diet may reduce a woman's predisposition to endometrial cancer.

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Buckwheat and CVD Risk Markers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Consuming generous portions of buckwheat regularly may help to improve the cardiovascular disease risk profile of an individual.

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Pancreatic cancer and exposure to dietary nitrate and nitrite in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study.

Fondness for processed meats is tied to higher risk of pancreatic cancer in men.

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Whole-grain intake may reduce the risk of ischemic heart disease death in postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study.

Consistent consumption of whole grains may reduce the risk of death due to ischemic heart disease in postmenopausal women.

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Whole grain intake and incident endometrial cancer: the Iowa Women's Health Study.

Ingesting large servings of whole grains may help fend off endometrial cancer in women who have never been on hormone replacement therapy.

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