If you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer, there's a very good chance you've been subjected to some of the worst medical advice - to cut fat out of your diet.
Why's this such a terrible recommendation?
According to a recent study from the University of California, this advice could actually KILL you! Researchers found that a diet rich in fats could actually keep your prostate cancer from spreading and slash your risk of dying by a massive 29%!
Read on to find out more...
But, not all fats can offer you protection against the spread of prostate cancer...
If you’re thinking of firing up the Weber and charring some boerie, think again. The secret is to load up your menu with healthy vegetable fats, typical of the Mediterranean diet, like nuts and olive oil.
In the study, researchers tracked more than 4,500 men who had been diagnosed with localised prostate cancer
They filled out a survey every four years. (It's not uncommon for men to live for years with prostate cancer
.) The men who reported getting the highest proportion of their daily calories from vegetable fat
were nearly a third less likely to die during the study.
Plus, they lowered their risk of developing more lethal forms of cancer
And the best part is, these men weren’t chugging down olive oil by the litre.
They just replaced 10% of their daily calories from carbohydrates to vegetable fats.
Just this boosted their chances of beating cancer. The men in the study who replaced 5% of their daily calories with saturated fat
, or 1% with trans fat, increased their risk of dying by up to 30%!
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