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Your diet matters: Food for prostate health

There are many foods that contain compounds which can significantly bring down your risk of prostate issues including cancer. Read on to know more.

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Prostate

What you eat has a major impact on your overall health. This is true for prostate problems too. Most men are prone to prostate problems as they age. Cancer of the prostate affects almost 1 in 9 men in the US and the situation is no different in India. Most experts believe that the culprit may be a high-fat and high-sugar diet. But there are many foods that contain compounds that can significantly bring down your risk of this disease. Of course, it goes without saying that you must visit your doctor for regular prostate cancer screenings. But, at the same time, you can boost your prostate health by adding healthy foods to your diet. But before starting, do consult your doctor if you are already undergoing any treatment for prostate cancer. This is because some foods may have an impact on the outcome of cancer therapy. Here are a few foods that you can add to your diet to keep your prostate healthy and happy.

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Tomatoes

Tomatoes contain an antioxidant called lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits including a reduced risk of respiratory diseases. It is also a good source of vitamins, minerals, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, and potassium, all of which is good for your health.  Also Read - Can Hepatitis C Be Cured? Explains Dr Vasudevan

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