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Raw versus cooked vegetables and cancer risk.

Reduced cancer risk is associated with high intake of raw and cooked vegetables. This research work was carried out to investigate the association between the consumption of raw and cooked vegetables and cancer risk. Researchers reviewed data obtained from 28 studies on the subject. Researchers discovered that high intake of raw and cooked vegetables diminished...
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Fruit and vegetable intake and incidence of bladder cancer in a male prospective cohort.

Cruciferous vegetables may significantly reduce the chances of developing bladder cancer in males although other types of fruits and vegetables appeared to have an insignificant effect. 

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Fruit and vegetable intakes and prostate cancer risk.

High consumption of cruciferous vegetables may diminish prostate cancer risk.

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Prebiotics and the health benefits of fiber: current regulatory status, future research, and goals.

Prebiotics may improve nutrient uptake and general health. Prebiotics and dietary fiber reduced the risk of developing diarrhea, ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition. Experts analyzed data from published literatures at a workshop conducted by Life Sciences Research Organization . They observed...
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Acute effect of caffeine on arterial stiffness and aortic pressure waveform

Caffeine may promote arterial stiffness and high blood pressure in the aorta and brachial artery.

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Relation between a diet with high glycemic load and plasma concentrations of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in middle-aged women.

High glycemic load is associated with elevated plasma high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels and high ischemic heart disease risk.

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Association between diet and cancer, ischemic, heart disease, and all-cause mortality in non-Hispanic white California Seventh-day Adventists.

Vegetarians are associated with better health and lower total mortality rates than non-vegetarians.

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Meat intake and mortality. A prospective study of over half a million people.

High total, cancer, and CVD mortality rates are associated with high intakes of red and processed meat.

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Intake of fruit, vegetables, and fruit juices and risk of diabetes in women.

High consumption of whole fruits and green leafy vegetables may lower diabetes risk in women.

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Restriction of meat, fish, and poultry in omnivores improves mood: a pilot randomized controlled study.

Vegetarian diets are associated with healthy mood states. This pilot study investigated the effect of consuming diets that do not contain meat, fish, and poultry on mood states. 39 subjects participated in this study. They were assigned into 3 groups (fish, omnivore, and vegetarian groups) and placed on different diets for 2 weeks. The fish...
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A bean-free diet increases the risk of all-cause mortality among Taiwanese women: the role of the metabolic syndrome.

A bean-free diet may elevate total mortality risk in Taiwanese women.

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Vegetarian diets are associated with healthy mood states: a cross-sectional study of Seventh Day Adventist adults.

Vegetarian diets are associated with good and healthy moods.

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