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Omega-3 Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer

…the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center suggesting linking omega-3 fish oil and prostate cancer. One headline I saw read, “Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements may increase the risk of aggressive prostate cancer by 70 percent.” Those types of headlines definitely sell newspapers, but the science…

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Selenium Supplements and Prostate Cancer

Here’s some important prostate cancer news that I want to share with you. New findings just released from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) showed that for some high-risk men, a high-dosage of selenium supplements can be risky for the prostate. What Is the SELECT Trial? It’s…

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Vitamin E Is Not a Cause of Prostate Cancer

prostate cancer. But, once again you’re not getting all the facts. This media circus is focused on a study just released by the National Institutes of Health. When they followed up on participants who participated in SELECT, which was a large-scale trial meant to show vitamin E reduces prostate cancer,…

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The Best Prostate Health Vitamins

There’s no question that prostate cancer can be scary. Plus, the longer you live, the greater your chances of getting it. But while there’s a lot of information out there on prostate cancer screenings, few doctors are telling their patients what they can do to achieve natural prostate health. One…

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Supplement and Medication Interactions to Avoid

…reactions. The New England Journal of Medicine, for example, reported that eight patients who used a commercial combination of herbs to treat prostate cancer experienced medication interactions that produced negative side effects like swelling of the veins, blood clots and skin rash. 7 Medication Interactions…

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Why You Need Vitamin Supplements

prostate cancer. The article builds a one-sided case when it comes to vitamin supplements, citing research with faulty designs. Meanwhile, it completely overlooks the huge volumes positive of research in the nutrient world… Why You Need Vitamin Supplements * Lycopene lowers the risk of prostate cancer.…

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To Eat Soy, or Not to Eat Soy: What You Need to Know

…in women. Unfermented soy may also lower testosterone levels in men and the belief that the isoflavones in soy could slow the progression of prostate cancer is yet to be confirmed. Fermented soy, on the other hand, shows greater benefits. In Asia, traditional fermented soy foods, such as natto, miso…

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Is Taking Multivitamins Safe?

…much calcium. High levels of calcium in the blood can cause inflammation of the blood vessels. Plus, in men, too much calcium can contribute to prostate cancer. The optimal daily dose of calcium is 500 mg for women, and 200 mg for men. * Too much copper—which can have a pro-oxidant effect, damaging your…

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4 Medical Tests That Could Do More Harm than Good

…time, yet the studies show that the difference in survival rates between those who treat their prostate cancer with the right diet, vs. those who undergo cancer treatment, is only 5%. To prevent prostate cancer, you want to eat a healthy, organic, plant-based diet with multiple fruits and vegetables that…

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Can You Follow a Strict, Healthy Vegetarian Diet?

…book and he’s absolutely right on many points. For example, I think his theory about animal protein promoting the development of breast and prostate cancer is right on. But I don’t fully subscribe to his general premise. Here’s why. Some vegetarians will not eat meat but will eat eggs and dairy…

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What The Best Multivitamins for Men Include

…lower the risk of developing prostate cancer. But taking the right nutrients is only half the story. Men also need lower levels of calcium (less than 500 mg daily) since studies have shown that too much calcium, more than 2,000 mg a day, increases the risk of prostate cancer. Now it’s your turn: Does…

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Share Your Love on Valentine's Day

…. I am an insulin dependent diabetic and have had the following operations: Seven bi-passes, carotid artery, aortic artery, kidney cancer and prostate cancer for which I had radiation 18 years ago. My current PSA is 6.5. "I've also had Bell’s palsy twice [Bell's palsy is a disorder of the nerve that…

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Vitamin B12 Supplements: What Doctors Aren’t Telling You

…lining the blood vessels. * Vitamin B12 protects your prostate. That’s because it helps to minimize chromosomal breakage, reducing the risk of prostate cancer. * Microwave ovens break down vitamin B12 into inactive substances. * Your ability to absorb vitamin B12 diminishes with age. Many of us beyond…

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