Dairy Increases Risk for Death from Prostate Cancer

  Dairy products may increase your risk of death from prostate cancer, according to a study published in the International Journal of Cancer. Researchers monitored the dairy intake of 926 men diagnosed with prostate cancer as part of the Physician’s Health Study for 10 years. Those who consumed three or more servings of dairy products a day increased their risk for...Read More

A plant-based diet that avoids milk and dairy products can help protect against prostate cancer

  Research shows that a plant-based diet may lower prostate cancer risk and slow its progression if diagnosed. Fruits and vegetables rich in lycopene (the bright red pigment found in tomatoes, watermelon, and pink grapefruit) may be especially beneficial. Men who consume two or more servings of tomato sauce per week have 23 percent less risk of prostate cancer, compared to those having tomato sauce less...Read More

Animal Protein and the Cancer Promoter IGF-1

  For years we didn’t know why eating a plant-based diet appeared to so dramatically improve cancer defenses within just a matter of weeks. But researchers recently figured it out: eating healthy lowers the level of the cancer promoting growth hormone IGF-1. What is the mechanism by which a simple dietary change can alter the levels of this cancer promoter?...Read More