Polyphenols may benefit the prostate

High dietary fat, red meat and dairy intake,2,3 smoking, and lowered fruit and vegetable intake4 can increase the risk of prostate cancer.

Increasing dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids (e.g. salmon and mackerel),5 reducing alcohol intake,6 smoking cessation, increasing exercise, weight control 7 and increased green tea consumption 8 may help reduce the risk.

A number of studies suggest polyphenol-rich foods such as