Prostate Cancer Linked to High-fat Diet in New Study
Breaking news: While the link below will explain that the demographic wasn’t particularly diverse, the study is part of a health awareness effort that intends to encourage men to move away from typical high-fat western diets, and to a more heart-healthy Mediterranean diet:
Eating less processed foods, more fruits, veggies and lean meat and fish are cornerstones of heart-healthy diets, such as the Mediterranean diet. These diets have a long history of benefits in the scientific world. This is one of the first studies to look at the benefits for prostate cancer.
Again, this is a preliminary look at the long-term effects of “processed and red meats, high-fat dairy and refined grains,” specifically studying how this may or may not result in prostate-cancer related death, due to prostate cancer’s typical characteristics, it “is frequently slow-growing and nonaggressive and therefore has one of the highest survival rates of any type of cancer.”
Click the link below for the full story – this may be a big step forward for prostate cancer patients and those possibly prone to the disease to more accurately address their needs.
Original article & image source: http://wwlp.com/2015/06/05/study-high-fat-western-diet-increases-chances-of-prostate-cancer/