Did you know that eating nuts may help non-metastatic prostate cancer patients? A new study led by researchers at Chan School of Public Health and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston has revealed that eating a high amount of nuts may decrease the risk of dying from non-metastatic prostate cancer. Patients suffering from this type of prostate cancer can benefit by eating lots of tree nuts — including almonds, hazelnuts, pecans, pine nuts, Brazil nuts, cashews, walnuts, and pistachios. Learn more about other types of prostate cancer. There's currently isn't a lot of information regarding the connection between nut consumption and prostate cancer incidence, but recent studies have suggested that insulin resistance, a condition that leads to type 2 diabetes, may also lead to prostate cancer risk and progression. For that reason, investigators addressed whether nut consumption could affect prostate cancer incidence or PC-derived mortality. But why are nuts decreasing the risk of death for non-metastatic prostate cancer patients? Read more about it here. Prostate Cancer News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.