The theory that a healthy diet and regular exercise can be key factors in staving off cancer surfaces again. The latest support comes from researchers spanning from the United Kingdom, across the Atlantic, to the shores of the Pacific Ocean--researchers at the Imperial College of Medicine and the UK's Institute of Food Research studying colon cancer, and investigators at the University of California at Los Angeles looking into prostate cancer.
The UCLA researchers found that a low-fat, high-fiber diet and daily exercise can slow prostate cancer cell growth. "This is the first study to directly measure the effects of diet and exercise on inhibiting growth of prostate cancer cells and it strongly suggests that a low-fat diet and exercise regimen favorably affects the levels of hormones or growth factors that influence prostate cancer growth," says William Aronson, senior author of the study that appeared recently in Journal of Urology...
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