‘Eat It to Beat It’ Challenge to Honor Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

‘Eat It to Beat It’ Challenge to Honor Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
To honor Prostate Cancer Awareness Month this September, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has launched its "Eat It to Beat It" challenge with the endorsement of celebrity ambassador Harry Lennix, an actor currently starring in NBC's The Blacklist. The challenge asks participants to eat 30 healthy foods during the month to raise awareness about how healthy lifestyle changes, particularly in diet, can reduce the risk of prostate cancer and improve outcomes. "It's so important that men and their families understand the link between lifestyle and prostate cancer," Lennix said in a press release. "I'm committed to do everything I can to support the 'Eat it and Beat it' challenge which, in turn, will raise awareness about prostate cancer risk and save lives." An estimated one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. This likelihood increases by 76% for Black men, who are also twice as likely to die from the disease. Research into metabolism and genetics has shown that an anti-inflammatory diet can reduce the risk of prostate cancer, lower the likelihood of cancer spreading, and
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