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Fighting prostate cancer with a tomato-rich diet

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ClinicalNews.Org

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27-Aug-2014
Men who eat over 10 portions a week of tomatoes have an 18 per cent lower risk of developing prostate cancer, new research suggests.

With 35,000 new cases every year in the UK, and around 10,000 deaths, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide.

Rates are higher in developed countries, which some experts believe is linked to a Westernised diet and lifestyle.

To assess if following dietary and lifestyle recommendations reduces risk of prostate cancer, researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Cambridge and Oxford looked at the diets and lifestyle of 1,806 men aged between 50 and 69 with prostate cancer and compared with 12,005 cancer-free men.

The NIHR-funded study, published in the medical journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, is the first study of its kind to develop a prostate cancer ‘dietary index’ which consists of dietary components – selenium, calcium…

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3 thoughts on “Fighting prostate cancer with a tomato-rich diet

  1. guys should really start eating those tomatoes! prostate cancer is so scary!

    • That’s right! Fresh tomatoes are good for them but cooked or even ketchup are even better! 🙂

      • i love cooked tomatoes! its amazing how many people can be so picky even tho they realise that its healthy for them, they dont have much money or if a person made them dinner!
        I think if someone made dinner with the tomatoes cooked in, guys wouldnt be able to notice much! 🙂

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