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Cigarette smokers are more likely to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than non-smokers.
Asthma is less likely to occur among regular consumers of foods rich in vitamin A and C.
Adequate intake of fruits and vegetables may help guard against the development of asthma and wheezing in children and adults.
Consistent consumption of healthy foods is associated with decreased risk of lung cancer.
High ingestion of foods rich in vitamin E may lessen the likelihood of developing lung cancer.
Tobacco smoking may increase lung cancer development risk.
High intake of red and processed meats may increase lung cancer risk.
Increased intake of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of developing lung cancer among high-risk individuals, such as miners.
Women who consistently consume large servings of red meat are highly vulnerable to lung cancer.
High intake of cured meats may elevate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) development risk in women.
Increased intake of diets high in soy foods may reduce lung cancer risk.