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The association of whole grain consumption with incident type 2 diabetes: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study.

​Eating generous portions of whole grains regularly may be beneficial in the prevention of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women.

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Cardiovascular disease mortality and cancer incidence in vegetarians: a meta-analysis and systematic review.

Habitual intake of vegetarian diets may be tied to lower risk of cancer and mortality from cardiovascular disease.

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Dietary fibre and asymptomatic diverticular disease of the colon.

Generous intake of high-fiber diets may help to thwart the development of asymptomatic diverticular disease of the colon.

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Symptomless diverticular disease and intake of dietary fibre.

Low risk of symptomless diverticular disease is associated with vegetarians.

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Dietary fibre in food and protection against colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): an observational study.

Increase in the frequency of fiber-rich foods may help to halt the onset of colorectal cancer.

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Source of dietary fibre and diverticular disease incidence: a prospective study of UK women.

High dietary ingestion of fiber-containing foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and potatoes, may help to ward off diverticular disease in women.

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Alcohol consumption and dry eye syndrome: a Meta-analysis.

Alcohol drinking may increase an individual's chances of having dry eye syndrome.

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Refined-cereal intake and risk of selected cancers in Italy.

Regular ingestion of refined cereal products may facilitate the onset of oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, esophageal, stomach, colon, rectal, and thyroid cancers.

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Refined and whole grain cereals and the risk of oral, oesophageal and laryngeal cancer.

Eating more whole grains may help guard against the development of cancers of the mouth, pharynx, larynx, and esophagus.

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Smoking and risk of hemorrhagic stroke in women.

Hemorrhagic stroke is more likely to occur in women who are smokers than in non-smokers.

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Processed meat and the risk of selected digestive tract and laryngeal neoplasms in Switzerland.

High consumers of processed meats may have a high probability of developing laryngeal and digestive tract cancers, such as oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, esophageal, and colorectal cancer. ​This study aimed to determine the role high dietary ingestion of processed meats play in the development of laryngeal and some digestive tract cancers, inclu...
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Fried foods: a risk factor for laryngeal cancer?

Indulging in fried foods may raise an individual's risk of acquiring laryngeal cancer.

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Cigarette smoking and stroke in a cohort of U.S. male physicians.

Cigarette smoking may predispose a man to a stroke attack.

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Consumption of fruit and vegetables and risk of frailty: a dose-response analysis of 3 prospective cohorts of community-dwelling older adults.

Adequate intake of fruits and vegetables may help guard against the onset of frailty in older adults.

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Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Frailty: A Systematic Review.

Lovers of fruits and vegetables are less likely to experience frailty than individuals who eat small amounts or completely avoided these plant foods.

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Smoking and prostate cancer: a life course analysis.

Long-term cigarette smokers may be highly vulnerable to prostate cancer.

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Smoking and the risk of hemorrhagic stroke in men.

Men who are cigarette smokers may have a high tendency to suffer from hemorrhagic stroke.

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Smoking as an independent risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma: the Singapore Chinese Health Study.

Cigarette smoking may facilitate the onset of liver cancer.

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The Association between Dietary Intake of Antioxidants and Ocular Disease.

The risk of eye diseases, including cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration, may drop significantly with increasing intake of antioxidant-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables.

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Red Meat and Processed Meat Consumption and Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Risk: A Dose-response Meta-analysis of Observational Studies.

Frequent consumption of red and processed meats may stimulate the development of nasopharyngeal cancer.

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