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URO TODAY:  Having a low carb diet is as good as a no-carb one when it comes to surviving prostate cancer, tests on mice have shown. READ MORE>

Previous studies indicate that carbohydrate intake influences prostate cancer biology, as mice fed a no-carbohydrate ketogenic diet had significantly smaller tumours and longer survival than mice fed a Western diet.

As it is nearly impossible for humans to consume and maintain a no-carbohydrate ketogenic diet, we determined whether diets containing 10% or 20% carbohydrate kcal showed similar tumor growth as NCKD.

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NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFOLINK: There is minimal evidence of any well-defined effect of diet, nutrition or supplement use on the prevention of prostate cancer, says a new study. READ MORE>

The authors conclude exclusively that a high dietary intake of polyunsaturated n-6 fatty acids may increase prostate cancer risk because of their effects on inflammation and oxidative stress.

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URO TODAY: Few men with prostate cancer adopt significant diet change, indicating a need to better understand how and why they make food choices. READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: Dietary supplement Quercetin – one of the plant flavonoids (also collectively known as Vitamin P and citrin) – shows anti-prostate tumour effects, according to a study in Iran. READ MORE>

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NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFOLINK: Recent news stories claiming  broccoli may have the power to reduce the risk of prostate cancer are open to question, writes Mike Scott. READ MORE>

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ABC7 NEWS: Certain green vegetables like broccoli and brussels sprouts may block the growth of some cancer cells, including prostate. READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: A fish oil diet was the only one in a US study that inhibited tumor growth and improved survival. READ MORE>

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EZINE ARTICLES: Effective natural treatments for prostate cancer, or any cancer, inevitably means making significant changes. READ MORE>

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NUTRA LEGACY.COM: Dairy products, fried foods, red meat, preserved foods and those rich in salt/sodium are among the top 10 dietary no-nos if you don’t want to get prostate cancer, according to this website. READ MORE>

Although it’s difficult to tell who these people are (looks suspiciously like a PR/lobby group), their message makes sense. Here’s their top 10 things to avoid:

  • Dairy foods.
  • Fried foods.
  • Baked foods.
  • Red meats.
  • Excessive preserved foods.
  • High salt/sodium foods.
  • High dose zinc supplements.
  • High dose Vitamin E.
  • Excess calories.
  • Excessive alcohol.

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TIMES ONLINE: It is probably the most delicious cancer treatment yet devised – a recipe book built around foods known to help to fight prostate cancer is the first example of “evidence-based cooking”. READ MORE>

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