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Diet, Lifestyle, and Prostate Cancer

Having a key to unlock cancer prevention is something that everyone would love. Certainly any of us would do nearly anything to ensure that we – or someone we love – never has to deal with a cancer diagnosis. Of course, there’s no magic wand and nothing that any of us can do to absolutely guarantee that we won’t get cancer but there are always things we can do to certainly reduce our risks. For men who want to do everything in their control to minimize their risks for prostate cancer, there are a few things they can do including:

Changes in Diet

This is absolutely one of the most crucial parts of reducing your risk of cancers of any kind including prostate cancer. You can take control of your life and your health by reducing your calorie intake, maintaining a healthy weight, and minimizing your intake of dairy products and fat (especially from red meat). It’s also important to increase your intake of fruits and vegetables, as well as fish. Experts have also found that incorporating cooked tomatoes, olive oil, and green tea into your diet helps to minimize your risks of developing cancer.

Changes in Lifestyle

If you smoke, it is imperative that you quit using tobacco products immediately. Smoking is one of the leading causes of cancer and something that can be addressed right away.

Also, daily exercise can help to strengthen your body and help maintain a healthy weight.

Stress is also a leading cause of developing cancer. Try your best to minimize your stress through exercise, meditation, and other means.

Most of all, taking care of yourself on a regular basis is one of the ways that you can take control of your life and your health. By staying engaged in your diet and lifestyle, you are able to stay in the driver’s seat. And while completely eliminating the potential of a cancer diagnosis is not possible, you can do everything in your power to minimize your risk factors as much as possible.