Reducing Your Risks

Risk factors such as age, race and family history can’t be controlled. But there are some things that you can do to reduce your risk of prostate cancer:

Get off the couch: According to the American Cancer Society, physical activity can reduce the risk of advanced prostate cancer. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that adults “engage in moderate physical activity for at least 30 minutes a day for five or more days a week, or vigorous physical activity for at least 20 minutes a day three days or more a week. Check out a few easy exercise ideas here

Better food = healthier life: Several studies have suggested that eating plenty of fish, beans, broccoli, cabbage, lentils, peas, soy and tomatoes, may be linked with a lower risk of prostate cancer, especially more advanced cancers. Check out our Guy Food section for some awesome cooking ideas.