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Diet and Cancer

May 7, 2017

The truth about diet and cancer: Top dietitian Jane Clarke reveals what to eat (and what to avoid) to beat the disease. Read the article here.

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Evidence of Exercise and Nutrition Trial dietary and physical activity modifications

May 7, 2017

There is increasing evidence that low levels of physical activity and diets low in fruit and vegetables and high in meat and dairy products are risk factors for prostate cancer disease progression. The Prostate cancer: Evidence of Exercise and Nutrition Trial (PrEvENT) aimed to assess a diet and physical activity intervention in men undergoing radical […]

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Elevated cholesterol, triglycerides increase prostate cancer recurrence risk

April 9, 2017

Elevated cholesterol and triglycerides increase prostate cancer recurrence risk, according to research. Read the article here.

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Alcohol intake, drinking patterns, and prostate cancer risk and mortality

February 19, 2017

A Finnish study found that heavy regular alcohol consumption and binge drinking during midlife were significantly associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer risk. Men who were heavy drinkers (>14 drinks/week) were at a 46% higher risk of prostate cancer compared to those who were light drinkers (≤ 3 drinks/week). Among current drinkers, binge […]

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Can pomegranates really add years to your life – and fight cancer?

January 2, 2017

In a small study in 2006, University of California researchers found that drinking a daily 227ml glass of pomegranate juice significantly slowed the progress of prostate cancer — it’s thought urolithins block cancer cell growth. Now a U.S. trial involving 30 patients is looking at whether supplements containing the fruit’s extract can prevent prostate cancer […]

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Prostate cancer: Four extra inches on a man’s waistline increases deadly disease risk by a fifth

September 13, 2016

A 14-year-study, which spanned eight countries, found that overall, an extra four inches on the waist was associated with a 13 per cent increased risk of prostate cancer – and an 18 per cent rise in fatal disease. Read the article.

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Is it true that pomegranate juice may slow the growth of prostate cancer?

July 24, 2016

Some research suggests that drinking pomegranate juice may slow the progression of prostate cancer Read the article.

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Side Effects of Radiation Therapy May Be Eased by a Diet Rich in Tomatoes, Study Reports

July 24, 2016

Researchers in the U.K. and Germany report that lycopene, a carotenoid pigment present in tomatoes, can protect human lymphoid cells against the harmful effects of gamma radiation during radiation therapy, a common treatment for cancer, and could be used as a dietary intervention. Read the article.

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Nutrition, aging and cancer: lessons from dietary intervention studies

July 24, 2016

Mediterranean diet has been reported to significantly reduce mortality rates for various chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases and cancer. Although many observational studies have supported this evidence, dietary intervention studies using a Mediterranean dietary pattern or its selected food components are still limited and affected by a rather large variability in characteristics of […]

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‘Bad’ Carbs, Sugary Drinks Heightens Risk Of Cancer

July 3, 2016

A new study conducted by the American Society for Nutrition reveals that eating a lot of processed carbohydrates and sugary drinks augment the risk of certain cancers such as prostate cancer and breast cancer. Processed carbohydrates in sweet food and snacks as well as sugary drinks like juices and soda may not directly ’cause’ cancer […]

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