Western diet ups risk of death after prostate cancer diagnosis

The typical Western diet is not good for men with prostate cancer, a new US study shows. The research, from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, found that men diagnosed with prostate cancer who continued eating a diet high in red and processed meat, high-fat dairy foods, and refined grains had a significantly higher risk of both prostate cancer-related mortality and overall mortality compared with eating a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, fish, whole grains, and healthy oils.

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