Research data suggests that excess saturated fat in the diet increases the likelihood of prostate cancer. It is necessary to include in the diet foods that contain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Of them in the body, prostaglandins are formed, which prevent the development of inflammatory processes. A large number of polyunsaturated fatty acids omega-3 and omega-9 are contained in olive and Flaxseed oils, oily sea fish, nuts. It is better to abandon pure fats (butter, margarine) and replace them with vegetable oils.
For the normal functioning of the prostate it is necessary that the body received daily 15 mg of zinc. This trace mineral is contained in pumpkin seeds, legumes, nuts, beef liver, poultry meat, wheat bran and wheat germ, mushrooms, ginger, banana, grapes. Zinc is best absorbed together with vitamin a contained in carrots, pumpkin, sea buckthorn, rosehip, parsley, milk and dairy products, egg yolk.
Milk fat contains cholesterol, which accumulates in the body in the form of vascular lesions. It is better to eat low-fat milk and milk products.
An effective antioxidant, selenium inhibits abnormal growth of prostate cells, helps dissolve stones in the prostate gland. The daily necessity of men in this trace mineral is about 70 mg. Most selenium found in lard, garlic, broccoli, seafood, nuts, rustic sour cream, beans, veal.
Vitamins a, C, E are natural antioxidants that protect prostate cells from free radicals and increase the body's resistance to infections. Men are useful to include in the diet fresh vegetables and fruits, egg yolk, red meat, vegetable oils and seafood that contain these important ingredients.
A powerful antioxidant, is a pigment lycopene contained in tomatoes, pumpkin and other fruit with a reddish color. Lycopene is best absorbed if the containing foods have been heat processed fats. Roasted tomatoes, tomato paste or tomato juice, stewed pumpkin will be an excellent source of lycopene and can help men to prevent prostate disease.
The daily requirement of lycopene is covered by 3 tablespoons of tomato paste or 2 cups tomato juice.
Cranberry is a source of vitamin C and is a strong antibacterial agent. Berry and its juice will be and preventive and therapeutic agent for chronic prostatitis.
You must completely eliminate from the diet foods that can irritate the prostate: carbonated beverages, spicy and salty foods, strong alcoholic drinks. Beer contains the female hormone estrogen, a harmful effect on the prostate and leads to a decrease in potency. Acceptable dry red wine, if there are no contraindications for other diseases.