Nutrition

Lycopene and prostate cancer – Can it help?

Lycopene (a beta-carotene) is an antioxidant that is rich in “red family” foods like tomatoes, watermelons, and pink grapefruits. It’s also in apricots, persimmons, papaya, and guava. Antioxidants are beneficial because they may prevent the risk of cancer by blocking the actions of free radicals that have been associated with causing cell damage. Several years …

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Pomegranate juice and prostate cancer – Studies are promising

Pomegranate juice has created a stir among medical researchers.  There have been multiple clinical trials to explore its benefits in men with prostate cancer, including those who have a rising PSA after initial  treatment. Pomegranate juice has high levels of antioxidants including: Polyphenols — which are natural antioxidant compounds that are also found in green tea …

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Green tea and prostate cancer – What researchers know

Can drinking green tea help fight prostate cancer?  Researchers have conducted both laboratory and human studies to find out. Some believe it is a powerful antioxidant.  Antioxidants are beneficial, because they may prevent the risk of cancer by blocking the actions of free radicals that have been associated with causing cell damage. Green tea is …

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Can say help men with prostate cancer? – Some say yes, others say no

Part of the pea family, this plant is commonly found in southeastern Asia. It makes up a large part of the Asian diet (in foods like tofu and tempeh). Because the rate of prostate cancer is very low in Asia, its high consumption is believed to play a role in cancer prevention.  But does it? …

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