Nearly 30 million American men experience prostate enlargement. A total of 200,000 are diagnosed with prostate cancer. The prostate is part of the male reproductive system that produces semen.
When healthy, the size of a walnut, but with age the prostate can continue to grow even as big as a lemon at the age of 60. The enlargement is common in men over 50 and make it difficult urination. But not all pembesaraan cause cancer.
America and Europe have prostate patients is higher than in Asia and Africa. Researchers concluded that it is influenced by the type of food. To maintain prostate health, men should memperhatika intake of food and drinks from an early age. For example, thedailymeal.com (13/09/16) mmeberikan on foods and beverages.
The study on 4500 men diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer found that those who ate the vegetable fat little possibility of dying from cancer than the consumption of animal fats. This is due to the consumption of vegetable fats cause cancer cells to spread to other organs.
2. Fatty fish
Analysis of the American Society for Nutrition shows, the increase in fish consumption correlated with a 63% reduction in deaths from prostate cancer. Thus, fatty fish such as salmon are healthier. But there has been no research evidence of fatty fish consumption can prevent prostate cancer.
3. Goji Berry
Health benefits goji berry is known nearly 6,000 years ago. Research shows that Lycium barbarum polysaccharides (LBPs), compounds in these fruits can reduce prostate tumors in mice.
4. Green tea
Epigallocatechin-3-gallate in green tea can be lethal prostate cancer cells without affecting non-cancer cells. Clinical trials conducted in patients with prostate cancer and proven green tea can delay or prevent the development of this cancer.
5. Pomegranate juice
Pomegranate antioxidants can destroy prostate cancer cells. American Urological Association (2009) mentions drinking 200 g of pomegranate juice every day slows the progression of prostate cancer by reducing the antigens.
Prostate enlargement in men is not as fast as men West Asia are expected due to differences in the consumption of soy. Soy contains phytoestrogens, which are related to the life cycle of the enzyme causes the prostate cancer cells.
7. Don't often drink milk
American Society for Nutrition reported intake of fresh milk associated with the number of deaths from prostate cancer. However, low-fat and skim milk had a lower risk.
8. Avoid processed meats
Hot dogs and other processed meats are cooked at high temperatures proven to cause cancer, including prostate. Because it contains heterocyclic amines, mutagenic compounds that alter DNA and increase the risk of cancer. Red meat of cattle, pigs, sheep, and goats can develop cancer. World Cancer Research Fund suggest the meat is not consumed more than 500 grams per week.