Tomato sauce vs. prostate cancer

  “Occasionally,… positive things happen in the field of cancer prevention science to popular, good-tasting foods.” Yes, broccoli family vegetables are wonderful, but may be “a hard food for the public to swallow.” By contrast, who doesn’t like tomatoes? But, studies using high-dose supplements of lycopene, the antioxidant red pigment in tomatoes thought to be the active anticancer ingredient, failed...Read More

Prostate vs. Plants

  All men should consider eating a prostate-healthy diet, which includes legumes (beans, peas, lentils, soy); certain vegetables (like garlic and onions); certain seeds (flax seeds); and the avoidance of refined grains, eggs, and poultry. According to a recent review, “The most notable development in the [epidemic of prostate enlargement and lower urinary tract symptoms] is the recognition that modifiable...Read More

10 Strategies to Prevent Prostate Cancer

  Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer for men (excluding skin cancer), but the good news is that there are things you can do to stop it from happening to you. Eat your G-BOMBS. G-BOMBS (greens, beans, onions, mushrooms, berries and seeds) have powerful anti-cancer effects. Cruciferous vegetables (greens like broccoli, kale, bok choy, arugula, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, plus cauliflower,...Read More

Obesity and Prostate Cancer: Does Being Overweight Make it Worse?

  America is becoming a heftier nation. Take three American adults, and current statistics show that one of them is likely to be overweight, and another one out of the three is frankly obese. The health consequences here are serious; some illnesses, such as diabetes, hypertension, and coronary artery disease, have long been linked to obesity. But it turns out...Read More

Chronic Inflammation Linked to High-Grade Prostate Cancer

  Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk of actually having prostate cancer than those with no inflammation, according to results of a new study led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. The link between persistent inflammation and cancer was even stronger for men with so-called high-grade...Read More