Coffee reduces risk of getting prostate cancer

Coffee reduces risk of getting prostate cancer
Regular coffee consumption can prevent the appearance of malignant tumors of the prostate gland.

According to recent research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, men who regularly consume coffee, less threatened by the emergence of prostate cancer, especially its aggressive forms.During the long observation of men are at-risk, it was found that the probability of malignant tumors is reduced by 20% with the proviso that the number of drinking cups per day of the beverage is more than five.

risk of aggressive forms of cancer is reduced by 29% in the use of one to three cups per day compared with those who did not consume coffee, but if the number exceeds five drinks, then this probability decreases by as much as 60% of cups per day.

Interesting fact: has a similar effect as a normal coffee and decaffeinated varieties, and this suggests that the protective effect has no caffeine.

advantage - Health

At present, the mechanism of the positive impact of coffee on men's health is

not clear.According to one version, the main protective effect have contained drink antioxidants that stop the development of cancer.Another suggestion - the presence of substances with anti-inflammatory activity, as is well known, there is a clear relationship between the activity of the inflammatory process and the risk of malignant tissue degeneration.In addition, the coffee beans contain components that have a positive impact on the regulation of insulin levels in the blood, elevated levels of which also have a negative impact on the prognosis of the disease.

According to experts, it is too early to recommend coffee consumption widely in order to reduce the risk of prostate cancer, but the results have given grounds to carry coffee to be very valuable for men's health drinks.

should also be noted that the prerequisite for the prevention of prostate cancer are smoking cessation and obesity, the positive effect of which has already been proved.

new direction for research

«Of course, this finding is in need of a long and carefully organized the scientific study", - says Mark Kawachi, director of the Center for the Study of prostate cancer, Duarte, California.

According to him, the coffee is a drink with a variety of both known and as yet undiscovered components with a very strong and unexplored effects on the human body.It requires independent research, which may prove very encouraging.

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