Ideally, people would get all the nutrients and vitamins they need from food.  Unfortunately many people start with a nutrient deficit because our food-  products are designed to produce good-looking items that don’t spoil on the way  to the consumer instead of nutrient-packed, healthful foods. That’s why most  people must turn to supplements. Liquid and natural supplements are much easier  for our bodies to process, and are more easily absorbed. Supplements that  specifically benefit the prostate include zinc, kelp, nettles, green teas,  pygeum, saw palmetto, and avena sativa. Zinc: This mineral is a major component  of ejaculate. Zinc strengthens the immune system, is vital for strong bones and  reproduction, and regulates both sugar and blood cholesterol. Kelp: A seaweed  rich in minerals and iodine that help to prevent and treat prostate cancer.  Nettles: Contain iron, vitamin C, and other nutrients that can strengthen the  prostate. It can be taken in a variety of forms. Green tea: Catechins found in  green tea may help the prostate, although it is not yet proven. Pygeum: This  herb has been used to treat diseases of the prostate and urinary tract in Europe  for many years. It has been shown to shrink enlarged prostates in many studies.  Saw palmetto: This herb is believed to shrink enlarged prostates and to lower  PSA. Avena sativa: Rich in calcium mucin and silicic acid, avena sativa tones  the nervous system Dietary recommendations for the prostate are to eat lots of  fresh vegetables and fruits, legumes (peas, beans, and lentils) and fresh fish.  Fish contains essential fatty acids the body uses to produce prostaglandins,  which keep the immune system strong. Eat whole grain in moderation, rather than  refined, and choose organically grown foods whenever it’s possible. Avoid fatty  meats, since high-fat diets have been linked to prostate cancer, other cancers,  heart disease, and numerous other medical problems. Stay away from refined  sugars, salt, hydrogenated oils, canned, packaged, or otherwise processed foods.  Skip sodas, alcohol, black teas, and coffee. Stop consumption of dairy foods,  since these products is closely linked in the US to prostate cancer. Lastly,  reduce stress, particularly chronic stress, since it is especially hard on the  prostate. Stress can restrict the flow of blood and energy. This stress related  damage sets the stage for enlargement of the prostate and possibly cancer.  General lifestyle also contributes to the health of the prostate. Exercise  promotes circulation and relieves tension in the body, which enhances the odds  of a healthy prostate.

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