Oysters – Have antioxidant mineral zinc, produces DNA repairing cells and helps protect against cellular damage that leads to prostate cancer. Zinc also enhances the reproductive system including increased sperm counts.
Shellfish, Lean Beef and Legumes – Provides recommended doses of zinc.
Fatty Fish – Provides health fat Omega 3- benefits the heart, circulation and immune system and reduce prostate cancer. They are also an anti inflammatory foods. This also provides a good source of vitamin D, which helps prevent cancer and type 2 diabetes.
You can also get omega-3’s in plant-based foods, like flaxseed, walnuts, soy and eggs.
Cruciferous Vegetables –(Broccoli, cabbage, brussels sprouts, bok choy) are loaded with vitamin C, beta-carotene, potassium and sulphoraphane, which has strong anticancer (prostate and colon) properties.
Oatmeal and Barley – Are rich in soluble fiber and full of B vitamins that help lower LDL the bad cholesterol and good for the prostate.
Plant Stanols – Substances in fruits and vegetables that has shown to lower mildly elevated blood cholesterol levels.
Blueberries and Cherries – Violet, blue and red colors in all kinds of berries and cherries provide healthy properties such as flavonoid and anthocyanin and contain over 4000 different compounds that have antioxidant properties beyond C and enhance brain function.
Red and Orange Vegetables- Vitamin C and beta-carotene are antioxidants that help preserve healthy skin cells and prevent oxidation rom the sun. Studies show men whose diets were high in nutrients found in vegetables were found to be less likely to develop benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Brazil Nuts – These nuts are packed with magnesium and selenium that may help prevent heart disease and caner in prostate health.
Whole Grains – Whole grains provide fiber, vitamins and minerals – all factors for heart health and building muscle.
Chocolate – Improves blood flow if you eat the right kind. The flavonols in dark chocolate curb bad cholesterol, improve circulation and keep blood pressure in check.
Soy – Offers the best protection against prostate cancer.