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Simple dietary change can greatly increase survival in men with prostate cancer
Simple dietary change can greatly increase survival in men with prostate cancer (June 10, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From San Francisco - According to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine, a simple dietary change may greatly increase survival in prostate cancer patients. Researchers studied over 4,500 men who had been diagnosed with non-metastatic prostate cancer. The study period began in 1986 and ended in 2010. During this time, there were over 1,000 deaths. Results showed that men who had replaced 10% of their total daily calories from carbs with healthy vegetable fats were at 29% reduced risk of fatal prostate cancer and 26% reduced risk of all-cause mortality. Adding a single serving of nuts a day reduced risk of lethal prostate cancer by 18%, and all-cause mortality with 11%. A single serving of of oil-based dressing a day lowered risk of lethal prostate cancer by 29% and all-cause mortality by 13%
 
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