Prevent Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a malignant tumor composed of cells of the prostate gland. This disease became the second largest cause of death in men after lung cancer. Many people do not realize that he was stricken with this fatal disease, so they seek treatment too late. When medical treatment, the cancer has advanced stage, ie spread to the spinal cord.

Symptoms of this cancer include frequent awakening at night to urinate, and can be 8 times a day, a weak stream of urine, and blood appears in the urine or semen. To prevent this, you should reduce stress, getting enough sleep, and eat healthy foods.

There are several types of natural foods that can prevent this disease, or even slow its development, among others: 
1. Tomatoes and derived products
 Antioxidants contained in tomatoes, the lycopene can help prevent or slow the growth of prostate cancer. In performing its duties, lycopene works by preventing the damaging free radical activity in the cells, including in DNA. DNA damage can cause healthy cells turn into cancer.
2. Tofu, soy milk and other soy products 
Tofu and soy food made from the other contains estrogen-like compounds called isoflavones. This substance has a function as an inhibitor of cancer cell growth and can even create cancer cells destroy themselves.
3. Green tea
 Powerful compounds in green tea called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is able to block the process of cancer development. These compounds can protect against some cancers, including prostate, stomach, colon, and breast.
4. Pomegranate juice

Pomegranate juice is full of natural chemicals called polyphenols. This is the kind of powerful antioxidants. Polyphenols in juice appears to slow the growth of cancer cells and promote cancer cells to kill themselves.
5. Salmon, mackerel, sardines, and other fatty fish
 Eating some types of fish can protect your prostate. A research conducted by scientists from Sweden to more than 6,000 men (observed for 30 years) found that those with diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids in moderate amounts, has a 30 percent lower risk of prostate cancer.
6. Broccoli, cabbage and other vegetables 
Vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage contain some anticancer compounds that help rid the body of substances that can damage cells in the body.
7. Garlic 
Despite a less smelly odor in the mouth, but the garlic and various other types of onions may help prevent tumors by eliminating carcinogens before they damage cells. Onions also can encourage cancer cells to destroy themselves.

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