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Is carrot consumption associated with a decreased risk of lung cancer? A meta-analysis of observational studies

Increased rate of ingestion of carrot may help knock down the risk of lung cancer.

This meta-analysis set out to answer the question: does frequent consumption of carrot reduce the risk of lung cancer? This meta-analysis covered data from 18 studies involving more than 200,000 persons. 

Researchers discovered that individuals who consumed the most amounts of carrot had the lowest risk of lung cancer. The findings of this study emphasized the important role the consumption of carrot play in the prevention of lung cancer.

Research Summary Information

  • 2019
  • Hongbin Xu, Heng Jiang, Wei Yang, Fujian Song , Shijiao Yan, Chao Wang, Wenning Fu, Hui Li, Chuanzhu Lyu, Yong Gan, Zuxun Lu
  • Department of Social Medicine and Health Management, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, People's Republic of China. Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Hubei Key Laboratory of Food Nutrition and Safety, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, People's Republic of China. Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, UK. Emergency and Trauma College, Hainan Medical University, Haikou, Hainan, People's Republic of China.
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