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Plasma carotenoids as biomarkers of intake of fruits and vegetables: individual-level correlations in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC).

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OBJECTIVE: The aim in this study was to assess the association between individual plasma carotenoid levels (alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lycopene, beta-cryptoxanthin, lutein, zeaxanthin) and fruit and vegetable intakes recorded by a calibrated food questionnaire (FQ) and 24-h dietary recall records (24HDR) in nine different European countries with diverse populations and widely varying intakes of plant foods. DESIGN: A stratified random subsample of 3089 men and women from nine countries p...

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10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602252

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Journal:
European journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
59
Issue:
12
Pages:
1387-1396
Publication date:
2005-12-05
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EISSN:
1476-5640
ISSN:
0954-3007
URN:
uuid:2f59d12f-3747-495d-ba9c-99972090afba
Source identifiers:
28956
Local pid:
pubs:28956

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