Foods Can Increase Your Risk of Prostate Cancer

Foods Can Increase Your Risk of Prostate Cancer

Red and Processed Meats

Red and processed meats are good sources of carcinogens called heterocyclic amines(HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons(PAHs), both of which make you susceptible to various cancers, including prostate cancer.


According to the growing body of research, consuming large amounts of dairy increases serum C-peptide concentration that can cause prostate cancer.

Saturated Fats

Eating a lot of saturated fats can increase your cholesterol levels. As a medical expert, I found out high cholesterol levels can make you more susceptible to prostate cancer.

Julia Davis

Mental health expert
MS, University of Latvia

I am deeply convinced that each patient needs a unique, individual approach. Therefore, I use different psychotherapy methods in my work. During my studies, I discovered an in-depth interest in people as a whole and the belief in the inseparability of mind and body, and the importance of emotional health in physical health. In my spare time, I enjoy reading (a big fan of thrillers) and going on hikes.

Latest from Ask the Expert