One of the diseases that men are more likely to suffer when they start ageing is prostate cancer. The prostate is a very important organ in every male and since it is delicate, it can be affected by our lifestyle habits and even diet. Prostate cancer is marked by the uncontrolled, malignant growth of cells in the prostate gland. Studies have shown that it is highly treatable in its early stage.
What you consume is very important to the health of your prostate. Certain foods can help keep your prostate healthy especially as you age. Some of them include;
Tomatoes are very healthy food for the prostate. Research has shown that tomatoes encompass a powerful antioxidant called lycopene that may lessen your prostate cancer risk. Always consume it regularly as you age.
2. Green tea
Green tea is also healthy for the prostate. Green tea encompasses a range of compounds, including powerful antioxidants, that could help fight cancer. Drink it regularly because it also helps keep your heart healthy.
3. Legumes and soybeans
These groups of foods are very healthy for the prostate gland hence consume them regularly. Legumes, including soybeans, contain compounds called phytoestrogens, which may help curb tumour growth. Always include them in your diet.
4. Pomegranate juice
This is among the juices that are healthy for the prostate. Pomegranates are high in antioxidants. Animal and test-tube studies have shown that pomegranate juice could inhibit the production of some prostate cancer cells. Always consume them to avoid this disease.
Fish are also very healthy for the prostate gland. Fatty fish, such as salmon and mackerel, contain healthful omega-3 fatty acids. These compounds may help keep the prostate healthy, though more studies are needed. Always include them in your diet.
Every man should adhere to the tips of this article.
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