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">Top tip # 3 Can pizza really reduce prostate cancer risk?

March is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  1 man dies every hour of prostate cancer in the UK.  Here’s my 3rd tip for how you can reduce your risk. What, pizza is suddenly a health food? Well not exactly, no –  though some research has suggested that higher pizza consumption is associated with lower incidence of

">Top tip #2: delicious ways to reduce your prostate cancer risk

March is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. 1 man dies every hour of prostate cancer in the UK. Here’s my 2nd tip for how you can reduce your risk. Eat plenty of legumes such as… Peas, beans, lentils and peanuts. Why do they help prevent prostate cancer? As well as being a great source of protein,

">Top tip #1 to reduce your risk of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer kills one man every hour in Britain. March is prostate awareness month, so I’m doing a series of posts on how you can reduce your risk of prostate cancer.  My first tip is… Eat your greens!  Sorry, but granny was right on this one – cruciferous veg like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts,

">10 essential facts about the prostate every man should know

Most men don’t know where the prostate is or what it’s for, so here you go: ‘Prostate’ comes from the Greek meaning ‘that which stands before’ The prostate is a small gland which only men have; it’s the size of a pea at birth and grows the size of a walnut It lies just below

">Eat your way out of the winter blues

Christmas credit card bills coming in; New Year’s resolutions failing and dreary weather (and true to form it’s grey and wet here in London as I write this). No wonder today is supposedly the most depressing day of the year. So what can you eat to boost your mood? Chocolate Many people (especially women, for

">Time to give your liver a bit of TLC?

Detoxifying isn’t about going on a vegetable juice fast; it’s a constant process which your liver is beavering away at 24 hours a day, and it’s a Herculean task: our bodies’ natural processes produce a lot of toxic by-products that have to be excreted, on top of which, we’re continually bombarded with man made chemicals