Eat tomatoes can prevent prostate cancer

New research indicates that tomatoes may help fight prostate cancer have effect. According to the study, the chance of tomatoes a week to eat more than 10 people suffering from prostate cancer will be reduced 18 percent.

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New research indicates that tomatoes may help fight prostate cancer have effect. According to the study, the chance of tomatoes a week to eat more than 10 people suffering from prostate cancer will be reduced 18 percent.

According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common in men over the world’s second largest cancer, will add 233,000 cases annually in the United States, causing about 29,000 deaths each year. This data means that every seven men have a will suffer from prostate cancer, the disease usually occurs after the age of 40.

Bristol University, UK, Cambridge University and Oxford University scientists trying to understand as lifestyle factors such as dietary changes to reduce the annual number of deaths due to prostate cancer, whether to help. Their 1806 between the ages of 50-69 years old men with prostate cancer diet were investigated, and with another 12,005 healthy men carried out a comparison.

The reason tomato sights researchers that tomatoes are rich in lycopene, this substance has been found to reduce the risk of prostate cancer, and the other tomatoes are also rich in selenium and calcium. In the ideal dietary intake of these three kinds of the male component will be less likely to occur in prostate cancer.

According to the researchers, lycopene is a way to fight against DNA and cell damage caused by toxins antioxidants.

The results showed that tomato and baked beans in tomato sauce like tomato products is the ability to bring the greatest benefits of food, men eat 10 copies per week can reduce 18 percent of prostate cancer risk.

Study leader, from Bristol University School of Public Health, Nutrition Research Center, University of Bristol Vanessa Er said that their research shows that tomatoes may be an important means of prevention of prostate cancer.

But she also mentioned that currently get just the preliminary results, and have not established a causal association of them.

Vanessa Er added that more research is needed to determine this discovery, particularly through human trials. She believes that no matter how men should try to eat more fruits and vegetables, maintaining a healthy weight active exercise.

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