Harvard Men's Health Watch

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

Heart-healthy nutrition helps prevent prostate cancer and may slow the progression of low-risk prostate cancer to a more aggressive form. A key element is replacing animal fats and refined carbohydrates with healthier vegetable fats from foods such as avocados, walnuts, and soybean, canola, and olive oils. These steps also fight heart disease, which remains the leading killer of American men.
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