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Adequate consumption of foods rich in vitamin C may help to thwart the development of peridontitis.
A decline in colorectal cancer risk is associated with high dietary intake of foods containing carotenoids, such as α-carotene, β-carotene, β-cryptoxanthin, and lycopene.
Regular consumption of foods high in carotenoids may help to inhibit the development of cancerous cells and tumors in the esophagus.
Adequate intake of foods packed with carotenoids may help boost an individual's defense against cancers of the head and neck.
The odds of preventing breast cancer may be stacked in favor of women with high circulating levels of carotenoids, such as of α-carotene, β-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and lycopene.
Increased dietary exposure to carotenoids, such as lutein, zeaxanthin, β-cryptoxanthin, and β-carotene, may have a positive effect on bone health in both men and women.
A diet high in β-cryptoxanthin may help ward off metabolic syndrome, liver dysfunction, insulin resistance, oxidative stress, low bone mass, and atherosclerosis.
Frequent consumers of foods packed with carotenoids may have a low tendency of developing stroke and other cardiovascular disorders.
A decline in non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk is associated with frequent consumers of foods high in carotenoids, such as alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin.
Hip and non-vertebral osteoporotic fractures are less likely to occur in individuals who are habitual consumers of foods loaded with carotenoids, especially lycopene.
Frequent consumption of foods loaded with lycopene, lutein, zeaxathin, beta-carotenoids, alpha-carotenoids, and beta-cryptoxanthin may help boost an individual's defenses against prostate cancer.