Foods For a Healthy Prostate
Prostate health is an important part of overall wellness for African American men. According to doctors with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Black men have a greater risk of getting prostate cancer, and a more aggressive type, than white men. And like many diseases, food and diet can be a tremendous tool in keeping the prostate healthy.
What is the prostate?
The prostate is a gland located between the bladder and the penis. About the size of a walnut, it lies just in front of the rectum.
The prostate’s most important function is the production of a fluid that, nurtures sperm cells and makes up semen.
Foods for a Healthy Prostate
- Pumpkin seeds
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids
- Mediterranean Diet
- Green tea
Incorporate these foods and herbs into your diet to improve prostate health.
*Always consult your physician to address prostate health.