Alcohol Shown to Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer


Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death for men in the U.S., but it’s estimated that 75 percent of cases might be prevented by adopting healthy lifestyle changes. Alcohol has been shown to contribute to the risk of prostate cancer. One study found that just three alcoholic drinks per week increased the risk of prostate cancer by 61 percent.

In addition to cutting out alcohol, there are other ways you can reduce the risk of prostate cancer. Read more here.

In this Meschino Health video shared in March 2012, Dr. James Meschino explains some of the reasons why alcohol consumption increases the risk of cancer.

Find out how food can improve your prostate health and decrease the risk of developing prostate cancer.

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