Nutrition

Omega-3, friends of prostate

Omega-3, friends of prostate

A low fat diet integrated with fish oil supplements rich in Omega-3 can be associated with a reduction in risk of recurring prostate cancer. The data was part of a study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research that confirms the anti-inflammatory power of Omega-3.

The researchers, building on research conducted in 2011 on a group of men with prostate cancer, found that the substance played a protective role against relapse of tumors in those who increased Omega-3 intake. The benefits were measured compared to Western eating habits with too much fat.

The integration of Omega-3 in diets with low pro-inflammatory levels (favoring carcinogens) in blood and reduced cellular progression, a method to prevent the worsening of the tumor.