Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Foods that Heal

Men who ate a lot of cereals and some types of meats had an increased benign prostatic hyperplasia BPH risk. A diet that is low in starches and meats, and high in vegetables and polyunsaturated fats seems to be best for preventing BPH and relieving its symptoms.

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer affecting men but soy products such as soy milk, tofu and tempeh can reduce the risk of this cancer by as much as 70%. 

Zinc: Sesame Seeds, pumpkin seed, almonds, adzuki beans

Omega-3: walnuts, ground flax seed, kidney beans, salmon

Soy: Soymilk, soy yogurt, tofu, tempeh

Vit. C: Raw Bell Peppers, broccoli, caulaflour, Kale, Brussels Sprouts

Lycopene: Tomatoes
You can also get this carotenoid from watermelon, apricots, pink grapefruit, and papaya.

Avocados and other foods rich in beta-sitosterol which include pumpkin seeds, wheat germ, soybeans, and pecans.

Vegetables:  Eating more vegetables can help lower your risk of BPH. Green leafy vegetables are especially important because they are rich in antioxidants. Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli also reduce the risk of prostate problems, including BPH and prostate cancer. People who eat onion and garlic regularly might also have a lower risk of BPH.

It is also treated with Saw Palmetto, Rye Grass Pollen Extract, Stinging Nettle


Unknown said...

Nutritarian Handbook and Food Scoring Guide
by Joel Fuhrman
Black Bean & Butternut Squash Chili pg.96
Dijon Viaigrette Asparagus pg.103

Absolutely delicious, a must try! Enjoy and give thanks?

Esther said...

Thank you, Brandon! We are delighted because we just found our copy of eatRight America Food Scoring Guide. Sure pays to vacuum under the bed.

Esther said...

But our book has different recipes!