Ian Marber, a well known British health writer and a respected and experienced nutrition expert known for his Food Doctor series, specialises in men's diet and his book Man Food recommends the following prostate healthy foods which contain nutrients which can reduce the risk of developing an enlarged prostate, inflammation and cancer or mitigate symptoms if you already have prostate issues.
Carotenoids and Vit C
Lot of veg sources namely old good tomatoes (cooked version have increased content of prostate cancer fighting lycopene) , pepper, guava, watermelon, sweet potato, pumpkin, spinach, apricots and a myriad of other red, yellow or orange colour fruits and veg.
Indole-3 carbinol and sulforphane
Found in cruciferous and selenium rich veg such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, kale, cauliflower.
Mainly found in fish, nuts, button mushrooms, brown rice.
Found in green, white and oolong teas so why not substitute the traditional black tea variety with flavonoids rich green tea spectrum
Abundant in oily fish, egg yolks, portobello mushrooms
Found in soya/tofu products of which the fermented is the best kind given easy on digestion
This is a chemical found in apple skins, rosemary and thyme studies have been showing to counteract enlarged prostate
Saw palmetto, Querceting, Lycopene and others
As we have to eat one way or another, it makes sense to eat well balanced, nutritious foods, to help our bodies thrive.