3 Prostate-Protecting Diet Tips

Palmer, Sharon
September 2012
Environmental Nutrition;Sep2012, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p1
The article offers information dietary tips to help provide protection from prostrate cancer. It discusses a few plant based diet under- research for its role in cancer prevention including tomatoes, cruciferous vegetable, garlic, soy and pomegranate. It highlights the importance of moderate consumption of dairy products and maintaining a healthy weight. It suggests that supplements are not recommended any longer as they may not have a protective impact. INSET: Red Meat and Prostate Cancer.


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