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Prostate cancer prevention and nutrition

Low fats diets with exercise help prevent prostate cancer

David Heber, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, discusses prostate cancer prevention, and explains why low fat diets and exercise can reduce inflammation by reducing the amount of circulating cytokines and thereby help prevent this common male cancer.

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