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UCLA study finds low-fat, fish oil diet slows growth of prostate cancer cells:

  • Posted: October 26, 2011

A low-fat diet with fish oil supplements eaten for four to six weeks prior to prostate removal slowed down the growth of prostate cancer cells—the number of rapidly dividing cells—in human prostate cancer tissue compared to a traditional, high-fat Western diet... the study using human blood and tissue also proved that the changes prompted by what the men were eating were clearly evident in their prostate tissue—the “treatment” was indeed reaching the targeted organ because of the changes in the prostate cell membrane’s fatty acid composition.

Click here to read full press release from UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center.

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