has reviewed the topic and has recommendations.

Here are the highlights.

Research does not support definite nutritional guidelines for preventing prostate cancer. But based on what we know now, here are some things to do.

  • Don’t overeat
  • Avoid high-fat foods
  • Choose whole-grain foods, such as brown rice and whole-wheat bread.
  • Limit sweets and salt.
  • Drink alcohol in moderation
  • Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables.
  • Eat foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids

The bottom line?
Wow, these are recommendations that could be applied to everyone trying to cut their risk of any disease.

    According to, the available data show there’s no magic bullet to prevent prostate cancer, not selenium, not lycopene, not pomegranate juice.12/7/07 20:47 JR

Hi, I’m JR

John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at, a complementary and alternative medicine website.