Nutrition instruction is not part of my professional practice – I’m a 35-year exercise professional – so my clients always express disbelief when I tell them their eating habits are probably more important to their health than their exercise habits. Yes, you’d think I’d be biased toward the benefits of exercise, but personally I’ll bet on...
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I always say that heart-healthy is prostate-healthy. Heart-healthy is all healthy. Reducing your cardiac risk as close to zero as possible is the smartest thing you can do as a prostate patient. That’s the top of the pyramid when it comes to diet and exercise for prostate cancer. Maintaining a healthy weight is the first step in becoming heart-healthy.
Yes, the PCRI Conference is a community or a village of people coming together to share the latest thoughts and ideas on how to deal with prostate cancer. And this, my friends, provides the ultimate calming effect; not only meeting others like you but also empowering each other with more knowledge and friendships and ultimately more solutions and peace of mind.
PCRI is committed to giving you the most up-to-date information and connecting you with professional support to fight prostate cancer. The PCRI process of education leading to empowered decision-making rests on the foundation of the contemporary “Patient-Centric Healthcare” (1). One critical aspect of this is simply called “Self-Care” (2).
As a prostate cancer survivor, my husband has been a believer in diet, exercise, and quality lifestyle choices. As our busy lives take us off-course at times, we continue to look for inspiration and strive to be our best support to one another. We have been on an adventure since his diagnosis, and are healthier because of it.
For many men, a diagnosis of prostate cancer is a wake-up call to make lifestyle and dietary changes. If you have been diagnosed with the Low-Risk and even Intermediate-Risk form of the disease, and you have decided to delay radical treatment, it is particularly important to follow a diet known to inhibit cancer growth.