Consuming Deep-Fried Foods Linked to Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer. A new research study reports that men who often eat fried foods have a higher risk of prostate cancer, and tend to have more aggressive forms of the disease. Men who eat deep-fried items once a week have a 30-37% increased risk of prostate cancer, scientists have found. Consumption of deep-fried foods and risk of prostate cancer.
Study Confirms Safety, Cancer-targeting Ability of Nutrient in Broccoli, Other Vegetables. Sulforaphane, one of the primary phytochemicals in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables that helps them prevent cancer, has been shown for the first time to selectively target and kill cancer cells while leaving normal prostate cells healthy and unaffected. Differential effects of sulforaphane on histone deacetylases, cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in normal prostate cells versus hyperplastic and cancerous prostate cells.
A new study claims that coffee can help prevent prostate cancer. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health studied almost 48,000 men for 12 years, and found that drinking up to six cups of coffee a day lowered the risk of prostate cancer. Coffee Consumption and Prostate Cancer Risk and Progression in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study.
Claim Statement for Tomatoes and/or Tomato Sauce and Prostate Cancer. Very limited and preliminary scientific research suggests that eating one-half to one cup of tomatoes and/or tomato sauce a week may reduce the risk of prostate cancer. FDA concludes that there is little scientific evidence supporting this claim. Read more...