Why does this any of this preventative health information matter? Two reasons, one reason is that prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death in men over age of 65, but all men are at risk. Secondly, Black men are at more than 2 times greater risk of getting this disease as white males, but are less likely to have the no-sweat Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood assay to detect it. Any information to change this trend and its toll is pure gold--or should I say RED.
Tonight, along with or instead of red wine, try pizza--or any entree made with cooked tomatoes, for the surprising reason that tomatoes cooked with olive oil have very high levels of another touted cancer-killer and phenomenal anti-oxidant called lycopene. Anti-oxidants block free-radical oxygen
Gentlemen, please join me for tea. Green tea contains flavonoids, which are a family of protective phytochemicals that also act as anti-oxidants. It is said that optimal consumption of green tea for good health is when it is freshly brewed and steeped for 3-5 minutes. Multiple cups can be beneficial as well. So drink up, hold to moderation, and be healthy.