Dr. Dean Ornish showed that a plant-based diet and lifestyle program could apparently reverse the progression of prostate cancer; this was for early stage, localized, watch-and-wait cancer. What about for more advanced stage life-threatening disease?
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Wait, making men’s bloodstreams nearly 8 times better at suppressing cancer cell growth? Check it out at How Not to Die from Cancer (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-not-to-die-from-cancer/).
It’s not all-or-nothing, though. Any movement we make towards healthy eating may help. See my video Prostate Cancer Survival: The A/V Ratio (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/prostate-cancer-survival-the-av-ratio).
What if you repeated this study in a new group of patients but this time tried it for six months? Find out what happened when researchers attempted just that in my next video Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer with Diet: Part 2 (http://www.nutritionfacts.org/topics/Treating-Advanced-Prostate-Cancer-with-Diet-Part-2).
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