Carotenoids

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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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Inverse associations between plasma lycopene and other carotenoids and prostate cancer.

Low prostate cancer risk is associated with high plasma levels of lycopene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-cryptoxanthin.

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Dietary carotenoids and risk of lung cancer in a pooled analysis of seven cohort studies.

Adequate intake of foods rich in beta-cryptoxanthin, such as citrus fruits, may help guard against the development of lung cancer.

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Dietary carotenoids and risk of coronary artery disease in women.

Regular consumption of high carotenoid diets, especially those rich in alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, may significantly cut down coronary artery disease (CAD) risk in women.

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Effect of carotene and lycopene on the risk of prostate cancer: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of observational studies.

Regular intake of diets rich in lycopene and α-carotene may protect men against prostate cancer.

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Dietary beta-carotene intake and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis of 3,782 subjects from 5 observation studies.

Increased consumption of diets high in beta-carotenes may significantly cut down epithelial ovarian cancer risk.

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Carotenoids and breast cancer risk: a meta-analysis and meta-regression.

Adequate intake of diets rich in α- and β-carotene may help guard against the development of breast cancer in women.

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Semen quality in relation to antioxidant intake in a healthy male population.

High consumption of diets rich in lycopene, lutein, and beta-carotene is associated with improved semen quality in young healthy males.

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Dietary intake of carotenoids and retinol and endometrial cancer risk in an Italian case-control study.

Low endometrial cancer incidence is associated with females who are habitual consumers of diets high in dietary carotenoids, such as lutein (zeaxanthin), beta-cryptoxanthin, and beta-carotene.

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Dietary carotenoids and risk of breast cancer in Chinese women.

High consumption of diets rich in lycopene, beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, and total caroteinoids may diminish breast cancer development risk in Chinese women.

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