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    Carotenoids lower risk of breast cancer

    Carotenoids, the red, orange and yellow pigments of plant foods in the colourful Mediterranean Diet, such as carrots, tomatoes, corn, apricots, melons, green leafy vegetables, lettuce and astaxanthin in shell fish reduce breast cancer risk. In a meta-analysis of international studies (1), women whose diet include high carotenoid intake have a greatly reduced breast cancer risk. The analysis of the…

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