Beta-Carotene Can Cut Risk of Prostate Cancer
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- Men with low levels of beta-carotene may be able to reduce their risk of
prostate cancer by taking supplements every other day.
- Beta-carotene is an antioxidant found in many fruits and vegetables,
including carrots, squash, yams, peaches, apricots, spinach, collard greens,
mustard greens, and broccoli.
- Trials supporting beta-carotene to prevent other types of cancer have been
inconsistent, and more research is needed.
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