Can plant-based diets lower your risk of prostate cancer?


Do you want to eat a healthier diet while helping to save the planet? Try becoming a vegetarian. You’ll avoid supporting an animal agriculture industry that emits huge amounts of greenhouse gases, and the foods you eat will lower your odds of developing heart disease and diabetes.

Plant-based diets are also associated with lower risks for certain cancers. But what about prostate cancer specifically?

Earlier this year, researchers published results from a comprehensive review of the literature on plant-based diets and prostate cancer risk. They concluded that apart from having advantages for cardiovascular health and quality of life, plant-based diets have the potential to improve prostate cancer outcomes.


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