Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Natural Home Remedies for Prevention of Prostate Cancer

What is Prostate Cancer :-

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer that affects men.

It is when cancerous cells form in the prostate causing a tumor.

Once the cancerous cells have formed, it is then possible for them to travel away from the prostate to affect other parts of the body.

The prostate is a gland that forms part of the male reproductive system and is located below the bladder.

For this reason, prostate cancer only affects men.

Being ignorant about this disease will prevent you from even understanding some of the signs and symptoms that would have warned you early on before the cancer spreads to the rest of the body.

But if you take the time to learn as much as you can about the condition, you will be able to decipher the signs and symptoms and do something about it, before it spreads.

As all We know that antioxidant protect our body against free radicals that can trigger cancer.

Load up on antioxidants such as resveratrol and Vitamin A,C and E.

Food with strong color are also antioxidant rich.

Tomatoes are such type of example in which there is lycopene. Lycopene is believed to be the major active component in tomatoes that is responsible for the anti-cancer activity.

As consuming only two serving of tomatoes in a week significantly lower the risk of prostate cancer.

Eating tomatoes and broccoli together can enhance the anti-cancer potentency possessed by tomatoes and broccoli. The rats use diets with tomatoes and or broccoli get the smaller tumors. The diet with both tomatoes and broccoli is most effective and finasteride is least effective in slowing the tumor growth.

Anti-cancer compound such as polyphenols found in green tea and isoflavones found in soy-based products.

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