Post by: Jodi Holland, RD
Snips and snails, and puppy dogs tails, that’s what little boys are made of. As the rhyme goes, adventurous and
tough little boys grow into strong men. And even with a strong exterior, we know the interior still needs to be
As men age, risks of cancer, heart disease and stroke also increase. Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed
cancer among Canadian men. In 2015, it was estimated that over 3,800 men in B.C. were diagnosed. Fortunately,
if caught early, these numbers could be significantly lower.
So how do you decrease your risk? Choosing a variety of natural, unprocessed foods, staying active and achieving
or maintaining a healthy body weight can all play a role. As well, including foods rich in lycopene and selenium
and watching your calcium intake may also lower your risk.
For more information on achieving good health and lowering your cancer risk, come visit us at Men’s Health Day
at Tillicum Shopping Mall in Victoria on Saturday, September 10th from 9:30 am until 3 pm https://twitter.com/puredietitians/status/770396136842600450
or connect with us today!
Check out this link for more information as well: http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthyeating/pdf/eating-guidelines-for-cancer-prevention-prostate-cancer.pdf