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Which foods have antioxidants that can lower your risk for prostate cancer?

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  • It's not clear whether lycopene actually helps prevent prostate cancer, and recent studies have not been able to show that it does. But foods that have lycopene include: Tomatoes (raw and cooked)
  • Spinach
  • Artichoke hearts
  • Beans
  • Berries (especially blueberries)
  • Pink grapefruit and oranges
  • Watermelon

From: Prostate Cancer Prevention WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Can prostate cancer be prevented?"

American Cancer Society: "Diet and physical activity factors that affect risks for select cancers."

Mayo Clinic: "Lycopene."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 1, 2019

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Can prostate cancer be prevented?"

American Cancer Society: "Diet and physical activity factors that affect risks for select cancers."

Mayo Clinic: "Lycopene."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 1, 2019

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