Vegan diet can reduce prostate cancer risk by 35%

Men who follow a vegan diet based on vegetables, grains, nuts and fruits may have a reduced risk of developing prostate cancer according to the 'World Cancer Research Fund' funded research. 

A study of more than 26,000 men found that those who followed a vegan diet had a 35% lower risk of developing the disease than men who were not vegan. People who identify as vegan avoid food that comes from animals including dairy products, meat and eggs. 

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK with over 47,000 new cases each year. More than 10,000 UK men die from the disease each year.

Posted: 04/03/2016 10:38:33 by Laura Keaver


 

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