The prostate is a small gland of a walnut that surrounds the top of the urethra. The prostate is served out mixed fluid and enzymes needed by the sperm to stay healthy.
Various diseases can arise if someone is not healthy prostate, prostate enlargement, such as interference or the most serious is prostate cancer. In addition, disruption of the prostate will also affect the emergence of problems in urination (pee kecing).
Saturday (12/04/2010) consume vitamin C through foods, beverages or supplements can provide benefits to prostate health in several ways, namely:
1. Reducing the risk of prostate cancer
National Cancer Institute says that a person who consumed vitamin C rich vegetables like broccoli tends to have lower risk for developing prostate cancer.
In addition, Prostate Cancer Foundation, reported consumption of 400 grams of broccoli per week can help stop the growth of tumors in prostate cancer.
2. Reducing the risk of prostate enlargement
Mayo Clinic said that consumption of vitamin C in vegetables may reduce the risk of prostate enlargement. Daily amount of vitamin C that is recommended for adult males was 90-2000 mg per day.
Vitamin C is found abundantly in vegetables, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, peppers and peas.
3. Helps fight bacterial prostatitis
Scientists from the University of Maryland Medical Center have observed that vitamin C can halt the growth of bacteria that can infect the prostate.
In addition to vitamin C, should be balanced with regular exercise, reducing koleterol and fat intake, reduce diuretic drinks such as coffee or tea as well as sexual intercourse regularly.
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