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Submitted for men: a diet for healthy prostate

Do you love meat, dairy products and vegetables prefer to avoid? Then it may be in jeopardy your prostate. Consuming too many calories is low in important nutrients that authority is definitely not good.

You have to go often to urinate? You are waking up because at night? Are you troubled by difficult and incomplete emptying? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, most likely suffer from a so-called benign prostatic . It is a widespread health problem. After about the 30th year of life because there is a slow and progressive multiplication of cells in the prostate surrounding the urethra. Difficulties will then appear with a time lag, usually after the 50th year of life. According to statistics, the clinical symptoms of an enlarged prostate , even more than 60% of men aged sixty years. Currently, there are many ways to alleviate difficulties. Usually first accesses medication - until the ineffectiveness of this method follows surgery. However, you can help yourself by changing the daily diet.

Health on a plate

Changes in eating habits can prevent problems with the prostate. The reason is not complicated. Prostate is in fact under hormonal control. In her cells is converted into male sex hormone testosterone to dihydrotestosterone, a more efficient, which helps their growth. While diet can significantly affect levels of sex hormones in the body. For example, researchers found that daily meat consumption triples the risk of prostate enlargement, frequent consumption of dairy products doubled, and the lack of vegetables in the diet increases the risk of even quadrupled. The first step to the prostate without the hassle would be a diet low in fat and a higher percentage of vegetables.

"Four" for a healthier prostate

Development of benign prostatic hyperplasia can defend enriching your diet with this essential ingredients:
Creep Serenoa (Serenoa repens). Plant extract from palm tree should be received twice daily at a dose of 160 mg.
Flaxseed oil. Prostate also benefit two tablespoons of cold-pressed flaxseed oil daily.
Vitamin E prevents the organism from oxidative stress and should be consumed at a dose of 400 IU (international units) per day.
Vitamin B6. Finally, it is important intake of vitamin B6 in the dosage of 100 mg daily.

A necessary part of prevention and restriction of consumption of caffeinated products and alcohol. For prostate health is the best quit caffeine altogether.

Fighting cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common type of malignant tumor growth in Czech men. As in the case of benign prostate enlargement it has been proven that this gland cancer occurs more frequently in countries with a high intake of dairy products, meat and meat products. Over Limit eating meat is stimulating effect of testosterone, which may contribute to cancer. Dairy products also can play a role in the development of prostate cancer, but slightly different mechanism. Vegetables and fruits are instead a rich source of minerals and vitamins that help the body fight against cancer cells. These include red plant pigment lycopene, which is found primarily in tomatoes, watermelon or grapefruit.

Healthy lifestyle significantly reduces the risk of cancer, but still can not completely prevent the formation of tumors. Not only for this reason it is important not to neglect preventive examinations and for any issue rather see a doctor.

Author of the article: MD. Jakub Holešovský
Source: U lékař

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