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book by Ian on healthy natural food for prostate
'Let Food Be Thy Medicine'

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

Vitamin D

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

Ursolic acid

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.


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