Prostate cancer is the number one cancer for men. There is no magic bullet, or 100% sure fire way to prevent any illness. There things we can do to decrease our risk of certain cancers. Reports regarding Prostate cancer are conflicting, and lead to confusion. According to the Mayo Clinic, overall changes in diet and lifestyle will be the best bet for men regarding cancer of the prostate.
The recommendation is that men eat more vegetables and fruits and obtain protein from plants rather than animals. Eat a low fat diet that includes fish. All of these choice have been shown in studies to have some benefit in lowering risk of many cancers including prostate.
Drinking green tea,has been shown to be beneficial for men in preventing prostate cancer. And of course keeping your weight in proper proportion is beneficial for over all health, including cancer. There is controversy regarding soy products. Some research indicates soy will reduce prostate cancer risk, while other studies say it has no effect.
While there is nothing fun about prostate cancer. There are some things you can do to lower your risk, that you will enjoy in the process. Tomatoes and all by products,( tomato paste, sauce, and puree, along with ketchup, and marinara sauce) have powerful cancer fighting antioxidants. Enjoying a meal with tasty tomatoes or food made from them is preferable to taking medication that is expensive and has side effects.
The journal of the American medical association indicates that men should have an ejaculation at least 12 times in a month for prostate protection. It is believed, that ejaculation may remove carcinogens from the prostate. Husbands that equals making love to your wife 3 times a week.
Exercise is important in preventing cancer. If you are not up for anything extreme, even aerobics,s try dancing to your favorite music several times a week. A 4th fun way to prevent prostate cancer is to eat a healthy bowl of cereal that has flax, and enjoy your favorite cartoons Research from The MD Anderson Cancer center has research that indicates flax indeed can prevent cancer.