Prostate Health - Myths Series
Many of us have heard of the phrase called “Cheat days”. It’s a day or a week or a month or a year that you allow yourself to eat whatever you want. But have you ever really stopped to wonder if what you put into your body in your long period of cheat days is the healthy amount?
Myth: Diet has nothing to do with preventing cancer
🚫 False 🚫
According to World Cancer Research Fund, there is a 35% reduced in the risk of prostate cancer by having a vegan diet. A vegan diet excludes all animal products including dairy and eggs.
Avoiding animal proteins reduces levels of a growth factor called insulin-like growth factor 1 which encourages the growth of cells that line with the prostate. Vegan meals also consist a lot of fruits and vegetables that are high in antioxidants which plays a role in the development and progression of prostate cancer.**
Ingredients to blend:
1 Packet (100g) frozen acai berry
½ Cup (118g) apple juice
1 Frozen banana
½ Cup frozen blueberries
½ Cup frozen strawberries
2 Tablespoons of granola or any nuts of your preference
Slice fruits/ berries of your choice
1. Blend all the ingredients that need to be blended
2. Pour the mixture into a bowl and add your toppings
Almond Butter Toast
(Updated : August 2020)
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