Tomato-rich diet lowers prostate cancer risks

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men around the world, but a new study suggests that eating 10 or more portions of tomatoes a week significantly lowers the risk of developing this disease.

The study, a first of its kind to develop a prostate cancer “dietary index” that includes dietary components linked to reduced prostate cancer, including selenium, calcium and lycopene-rich foods.  Tomatoes are one such food rich in lycopene, which is a carotenoid that gives fruits and vegetables a red colour.
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