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    Prostate Cancer - Prevention

    One thing you can do that may lower the risk for prostate cancer is eat more low-fat, high-fiber foods and foods with omega-3 fatty acids, such as:

    • Soy products, like tofu and soy beans.
    • Tomatoes and foods that contain tomato sauce.
    • Vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage.
    • Fish, like salmon, albacore tuna, and sardines.
    • Walnuts and flaxseed, and their oils.

    Being physically active and staying at a healthy body weight also can help reduce the risk of prostate cancer.4

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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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