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The likelihood of suffering from cardiovascular-related and other causes of deaths may decrease with increased intake of foods high in carotene and vitamin C in middle-aged and elderly individuals.
Frequent consumption of foods high in vitamin C may reduce the risk of stroke among non-smokers.
Diets rich in fruits and vegetables high in β-carotene and vitamin E may hinder the development of Parkinson's 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.
High dietary ingestion of fruits, vegetables, and other antioxidant-rich foods may exert a protective effect against liver cancer.