Eating tomatoes may lower the risk of prostate cancer, research suggests.
Men who consume more than 10 portions of tomatoes each week reduce their risk by about 20%, according to a UK study.
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide, with 35,000 new cases and around 10,000 deaths in the UK every year.
Cancer experts recommend eating a balanced diet which is high in fruit and vegetables and low in red and processed meat, fat and salt.
Men should still eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, maintain a healthy weight and stay active” – Vanessa Er – Bristol University.
The Bristol team analyzed the diets and lifestyles of around 20,000 British men aged between 50 and 69.