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Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer with Diet

Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer with Diet

Dr. Dean Ornish showed that a plant-based diet and lifestyle program could apparently reverse the progression of prostate cancer, but that was for early stage, localized, watch-and-wait cancer. What about for more advanced stage life-threatening disease? What happens when metastatic prostate cancer patients were taught to increase intake of whole grains, vegetables, fruit, and beans and to decrease meat, dairy, […]

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Eggs, Choline, and Cancer

Choline may be the reason egg consumption is associated with prostate cancer progression and death. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Prostate Cancer Survival: The A/V Ratio

Reducing the ratio of animal to plant protein in men’s diets may slow the progression of prostate cancer. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Too Much Fish Oil Boosts Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says

Too Much Fish Oil Boosts Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says

Eating a lot of oily fish or taking potent fish oil supplements may increase a man’s risk of developing prostate cancer, new research suggests. Moreover, marine sources of omega-3 fatty acids may also raise the risk for aggressive prostate cancer, according to the study by scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. “These anti-inflammatory omega-3s were associated […]

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Prostate Cancer: Was It the Flaxseed, Fat Restriction, or Both?

Researchers set out to find out what it was about a flaxseed-supplemented lower fat diet that so effectively appeared to decrease prostate cancer growth. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/was-it-the-flaxseed-fat-restriction-or-both// More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s daily video

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Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer

Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer

What happens when men with prostate cancer and prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) are placed on a relatively low-fat diet supplemented with ground flaxseeds? Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/flaxseed-vs-prostate-cancer/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s daily video

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Dairy Products and Prostate Cancer

Dairy Products and Prostate Cancer

There were 241,740 new cases of prostate cancer in the United States in 2012, according to the American Cancer Society. Diet can play a strong role in preventing prostate cancer, new research shows. Among the many risks cited, consumption of dietary fat from meat and dairy products account for the most alarming associations. Several studies link dairy consumption with increased […]

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Vegan Men: More Testosterone, Less Cancer

Vegan Men: More Testosterone, Less Cancer

Just a few days of walking and eating healthy plant foods can lower the level of the cancer-promoting growth hormone IGF-1 enough to reverse cancer cell growth. We know decreasing animal product consumption decreases our IGF-1 levels, but how low do we have to go? How plant-based does our diet need to get? In Dr. Greger’s 2-min. video “How Plant-Based to Lower […]

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Dr. Greger: Treating an Enlarged Prostate with Diet

Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH—an enlarged prostate gland—affects 80% of American men over age 55, but like many other Western chronic diseases it appears to be a consequence of our diet. The majority of American men will develop a pathologically enlarged prostate gland. The good news is that like many other epidemics of chronic disease plaguing the Western world, it […]

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Dairy Products Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer

Dairy Products Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer

Dairy products can increase the risk of prostate cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition. Researchers tracked data from 21,660 participants in the Physicians Heath Study for 28 years. Those who consumed more than 2.5 servings of dairy products per day were at a 12 percent increased risk of prostate cancer, compared with those who […]

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