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How healthy eating helps prevent not only heart attacks, but cancer

The fair sex are less likely to consume fatty meats, though, because it can cause fullness. And men are big fans of "bad fat", although such food threatens not only the completeness, but also prostate cancer.

Currently, in many countries, a malignant tumor of the prostate became the most common form of cancer affecting men, ahead of even lung cancer.

However, as reported by http://chloeparkhealing.com the risk of prostate cancer can significantly be reduced through simple methods is to drastically reduce consumption of animal fats. Moreover, this measure should apply not only to meat but also to such products as, for example, hard cheeses.

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In this case, recommendations for the prevention of prostate cancer with a healthy diet are identical to those that can be heard from cardiologists regarding the prevention of atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease and consequently heart attack.

Scientists from the University of the U.S. state of North Carolina (University of North Carolina) appealed to 1 800 men with a request to answer a questionnaire about their lifestyle and nutrition. Informed all participants of the study revealed the prostate cancer with different degrees of aggressiveness.

The analysis of the responses to the questionnaire have shown that increased consumption of saturated animal fats has been associated, first, with the increase in the overall risk of developing prostate cancer, and, secondly, increasing the chances that the tumor will be very aggressive, prone to early metastasis.

In this case, increase the risk of cancer was clearly associated with the excess cholesterol in food: those participants who consumed a lot of animal fats, but regularly took statin drugs to lower cholesterol levels in the blood, the risk of developing aggressive tumors was slightly decreased.

On the other hand, regular consumption of participants in the study fatty fish and nuts was associated with a reduced risk of aggressive prostate tumors.