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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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CLEVELAND CLINIC: Two large trials of screening with prostate-specific antigen measurements came to seemingly opposite conclusions. READ MORE>

Prostate cancer is extremely common but causes death in only a minority of men in whom it develops, facts that raise issues regarding screening and treatment morbidity.

A large trial of selenium and vitamin E found that these agents have no value as preventive agents.

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NATURAL PRODUCTS: A combination therapy of vitamin E, selenium and soy does not prevent the progression from high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) to prostate cancer, according to new research from Canada. READ MORE>

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NEW YORK TIMES: Eating red meat most days of the week increases the chances of getting prostate cancer, say studies reported in this article. In the large Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial, among the 35,534 men in the study, those who consumed at least three servings of fish a week had half the risk of advanced prostate cancer compared with men who rarely ate fish. READ MORE>

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