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Does High Fat and Meat Lower Prostate Cancer Risk?

A study in the International Journal of Cancer showed the consumption of high saturated fat and meat can lower the risk of prostate cancer.

This study investigated the relationship between diet and prostate cancer. It included 25,708 men, aged 16-56 years, who were followed for up to fifteen years.

The researchers found that men who consumed the most saturated fat had a 30% lower risk of prostate cancer, compared to men who consumed the least saturated fat.

It also found men who consumed the most meat had a 60% reduced risk of prostate cancer, compared to men who consumed the least meat.

The researchers also discovered that men who drank whole milk had a 120% reduced risk of prostate cancer, compared to men who drank skimmed milk.

Finally, men who consumed the most polyunsaturated fat had a 40% increased risk of prostate cancer, compared to men who consumed the least polyunsaturated fat.

The study suggests that a diet high in saturated fat and meat consumption lowers the risk of prostate cancer.