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Foods that Lower Prostate Cancer Risk, Soft Drinks and Prostate Cancer, 2012 Prostate Cancer Findings

admin - November 30, 2012

Today marks the last day of Movember, a month-long campaign to raise awareness and funds for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer. We’ve decided to end the month with a bang and focus on some major prostate cancer headlines you should be aware of.


Foods that Lower Prostate Cancer RiskTop Foods that Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

A healthy diet is a given when it comes to promoting health, no matter what condition you’re trying to avoid. With prostate cancer prevention, certain foods have been found to lower risk of developing the disease.

This Fox News article lists the top foods that prevent prostate cancer, how they help lower risk and how you should prepare them. Tomatoes are listed as the first prostate cancer-fighting food. Why? Former studies have shown a link between the vitamins and antioxidants in tomatoes and a lower risk of developing prostate cancer. Further studies on tomatoes and prostate cancer are ongoing.

To read about the rest of the top foods for lowering risk of prostate cancer, view this link:


Study: Drinking Soda Raises Prostate Cancer Risk

Previous studies have linked drinking large amounts of soft drinks can raise a person’s chances of becoming obese. One new study found that the fizzy drinks can also raise prostate cancer risk.

“Among the men who drank a lot of soft drinks or other drinks with added sugar, we saw an increased risk of prostate cancer of around 40 percent,” said Isabel Drake, a PhD student at Lund University. The study’s findings will be published in the upcoming edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 

Discover more information about these study results linking soft drinks to prostate cancer here:


10 Biggest Prostate Cancer Findings in 2012 

With the focus of November primarily on men’s health, it’s no surprise that prostate cancer has been making headlines. With all this talk about raising awareness and funds for prostate cancer research, what can we say we’ve accomplished?

Every year, the United States makes progress when it comes to understanding prostate cancer, the second leading cancer killer of American men. This article by the Huffington Post goes through the 10 biggest prostate cancer findings of 2012. Did you know that one study showed working a night shift could raise a man’s risk of developing the disease?

Discover more findings here:


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