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Prostate cancer: plant foods against its development

Prostate cancer: plant foods against its development

the study The cohort was followed for an average of 6 years, during which 2062 patients were diagnosed by biopsy with non-metastatic prostate cancer (stage ≥ T3a). Participants provided information about their diet and lifestyle through a questionnaire between 2004 and 2016. The data was analyzed from August 2022 to April 2023. The analysis reveals the following:

  • During a median follow-up period of 6.5 years, 190 progressions and 61 deaths specifically related to prostate cancer were recorded;
  • Participants who ate mostly plant foods were less likely to develop prostate cancer.
  • Specifically, men in the top quintile compared to the bottom quintile who consume plant foods benefit from a 47% reduction in their risk of developing cancer;
  • The reduction in risk of progression appears to be dose-dependent on consumption of plant foods.

So, High consumption of plant foods after prostate cancer diagnosis It appears to be associated with a reduced risk of developing cancer. These findings indicate the importance of nutritional assessment and counseling for prostate cancer patients to help them follow healthy eating practices. Improving their prognosis and enhancing their overall well-being and health.

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