Carotenoids

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Dietary beta-cryptoxanthin and inflammatory polyarthritis: results from a population-based prospective study

Following a diet rich in foods high in beta-cryptoxanthin may help curb the onset of inflammatory disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis.

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Dietary carotenoids and risk of gastric cancer: a case-control study in Uruguay

A significant drop in stomach cancer risk is found among individuals on high carotenoid diet.

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Protective effects of dietary carotenoids on risk of hip fracture in men: the Singapore Chinese Health Study.

Eating foods rich in carotenoids regularly may brighten a man's chances of avoiding hip fracture.

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Dietary Carotenoid Intakes and Prostate Cancer Risk: A Case-Control Study from Vietnam.

Eating more carotenoid-containing foods, such as tomatoes and carrots, may help to protect men against prostate cancer.

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The association of dietary vitamin C intake with periodontitis among Korean adults: Results from KNHANES Ⅳ.

Adequate consumption of foods rich in vitamin C may help to thwart the development of peridontitis.

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Higher intake of carotenoid is associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer in Chinese adults: a case-control study.

​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.

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Carotenoid intake and esophageal cancer risk: a meta-analysis.

​Regular consumption of foods high in carotenoids may help to inhibit the development of cancerous cells and tumors in the esophagus.

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Carotenoid Intake from Natural Sources and Head and Neck Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Epidemiological Studies.

​Adequate intake of foods packed with carotenoids may help boost an individual's defense against cancers of the head and neck.

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Circulating carotenoids and risk of breast cancer: pooled analysis of eight prospective studies.

​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.

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Association between Dietary Carotenoid Intake and Bone Mineral Density in Korean Adults Aged 30-75 Years Using Data from the Fourth and Fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (2008-2011).

​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.

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β-Cryptoxanthin and the risk for lifestyle-related disease: findings from recent nutritional epidemiologic studies.

​A diet high in β-cryptoxanthin may help ward off metabolic syndrome, liver dysfunction, insulin resistance, oxidative stress, low bone mass, and atherosclerosis.

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Carotenoids as Potential Antioxidant Agents in Stroke Prevention: A Systematic Review.

​Frequent consumers of foods packed with carotenoids may have a low tendency of developing stroke and other cardiovascular disorders.

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