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Selected references for Tomatoes (in featured foods and recipes)

Canene-Adams K, Lindshield BL, Wang S, Jeffery EH, Clinton SK, Erdman JW Jr. (2007) Combinations of tomato and broccoli enhance antitumor activity in dunning r3327-h prostate adenocarcinomas. Cancer Res. 67(2):836-43.

Dahan K, Fennal M, Kumar NB. (2008) Lycopene in the prevention of prostate cancer. J Soc Integr Oncol. 6(1):29-36.

D'Odorico A, Martines D, Kiechl S, et al. (2000) High plasma levels of alpha- and beta-carotene are associated with a lower risk of atherosclerosis: results from the Bruneck study. Atherosclerosis. 153(1):231-239.

Erhardt JG, Meisner C, Bode JC, Bode C. (2003) Lycopene, beta-carotene, and colorectal adenomas. Am J Clin Nutr. 78(6):1219-24.

Etminan M, Takkouche B, Caamano-Isorna F. (2004) The role of tomato products and lycopene in the prevention of prostate cancer: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 13(3):340-5.

Gann PH, Ma J, Giovannucci E, et al. (1999) Lower prostate cancer risk in men with elevated plasma lycopene levels: results of a prospective analysis. Cancer Res. 59(6):1225-1230.

Giovannucci E. (2002) A review of epidemiologic studies of tomatoes, lycopene, and prostate cancer. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 227(10):852-859.

Giovannucci E, Ascherio A, Rimm EB, Stampfer MJ, Colditz GA, Willett WC. (1995) Intake of carotenoids and retinol in relation to risk of prostate cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 87(23):1767-1776.

Hak AE, Stampfer MJ, Campos H, et al. (2008) Plasma carotenoids and tocopherols and risk of myocardial infarction in a low-risk population of US male physicians. Circulation. 108(7):802-807.

Ishida BK, Chapman MH. (2004) A comparison of carotenoid content and total antioxidant activity in catsup from several commercial sources in the United States. J Agric Food Chem. 52(26):8017-20.

Kirsh VA, Mayne ST, Peters U, et al. (2006) A prospective study of lycopene and tomato product intake and risk of prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 15(1):92-98.

Key TJ, Appleby PN, Allen NE, et al. (2007) Plasma carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols and the risk of prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study. Am J Clin Nutr.86(3):672-681.

Kritchevsky SB. (1999) beta-Carotene, carotenoids and the prevention of coronary heart disease. J Nutr. 129(1):5-8.

Reboul E, Borel P, Mikail C, Abou L, Charbonnier M, Caris-Veyrat C, Goupy P, Portugal H, Lairon D, Amiot MJ. (2005) Enrichment of Tomato Paste with 6% Tomato Peel Increases Lycopene and {beta}-Carotene Bioavailability in Men. J Nutr. 135(4):790-4

Riso P, Visioli F, Grande S, Guarnieri S, Gardana C, Simonetti P, Porrini M. (2006) Effect of a tomato-based drink on markers of inflammation, immunomodulation, and oxidative stress. J Agric Food Chem. 54(7):2563-6. 2006.

Sanchez-Moreno C, Cano MP, de Ancos B, Plaza L, Olmedilla B, Granado F, Martin A. (2004) Consumption of high-pressurized vegetable soup increases plasma vitamin C and decreases oxidative stress and inflammatory biomarkers in healthy humans. J Nutr. 134(11):3021-5.

Sesso HD, Liu S, Gaziano JM, Buring JE. (2003) Dietary lycopene, tomato-based food products and cardiovascular disease in women. J Nutr 133(7):2336-41.

Sesso HD, Buring JE, Norkus EP, Gaziano JM. Plasma lycopene, other carotenoids, and retinol and the risk of cardiovascular disease in men. (2005) Am J Clin Nutr. 2005;81(5):990-997.

Silaste ML, Alfthan G, Aro A, et al. (2007) Tomato juice decreases LDL cholesterol levels and increases LDL resistance to oxidation. Br J Nutr. 98(6):1251-8.

Schuurman AG, Goldbohm RA, Brants HA, van den Brandt PA. (2002) A prospective cohort study on intake of retinol, vitamins C and E, and carotenoids and prostate cancer risk (Netherlands). Cancer Causes Control.13(6):573-582.

Visioli F, Riso P, Grande S, Galli C, Porrini M. (2003) Protective activity of tomato products on in vivo markers of lipid oxidation. Eur J Nutr. 42(4):201-6.

Willcox JK, Catignani GL, Lazarus S. (2003) Tomatoes and cardiovascular health. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 43(1):1-18 2003.

Yamamoto J, Taka T, Yamada K, Ijiri Y, Murakami M, Hirata Y, Naemura A, Hashimoto M, Yamashita T, Oiwa K, Seki J, Suganuma H, Inakuma T, Yoshida T. (2003) Tomatoes have natural anti-thrombotic effects. Br J Nutr. 90(6):1031-8. 2003.


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