A large scale cohort study on cancer risks by diet--with special reference to the risk reducing effects of green-yellow vegetable consumption.

@article{Hirayama1985ALS,
  title={A large scale cohort study on cancer risks by diet--with special reference to the risk reducing effects of green-yellow vegetable consumption.},
  author={Takeshi Thomas Hirayama},
  journal={Princess Takamatsu symposia},
  year={1985},
  volume={16},
  pages={
          41-53
        }
}
Using materials obtained in a large scale cohort study of 265,118 adults in Japan from 1966 to 1982, effects of diet and nutrition on cancer mortality were reviewed. Daily consumption of green-yellow vegetables (GYV) rich in beta-carotene, vitamin C, calcium, and dietary fiber was observed to lower risks for selected cancers such as lung, stomach, prostate, and cervix. The risk reducing effect appeared more striking in cigarette smokers. Risks for cancer of the stomach in males and females and… CONTINUE READING

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