Carotenoids

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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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Carotenoid intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of observational studies.

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.

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Protective effect of total carotenoid and lycopene intake on the risk of hip fracture: a 17-year follow-up from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.

​Hip and non-vertebral osteoporotic fractures are less likely to occur in individuals who are habitual consumers of foods loaded with carotenoids, especially lycopene.

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Do dietary lycopene and other carotenoids protect against prostate cancer?

​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.

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Dietary intake of carotenoids and risk of type 2 diabetes.

Regular consumption of foods loaded with alpha-carotene and beta-carotene may provide individuals with powerful protection against type 2 diabetes.

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Prospective study of carotenoids, tocopherols, and retinoid concentrations and the risk of breast cancer.

Breast cancer is less likely to occur in women with high serum concentrations of carotenoids, such as lutein, lycopene, and beta-carotene.

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