Harvard Men's Health Watch

New evidence that a heart-healthy diet also helps fight prostate cancer

Replace refined carbs with vegetable fats to slow early stage cancer from progressing to a more lethal form.

Over the years, evidence has accumulated that men who eat a heart-healthy diet and exercise regularly have a lower risk of developing prostate cancer. But recent findings from the Harvard-based Health Professionals Follow-up Study suggest even after a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, healthy eating can help stack the odds in his favor.

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