8 Healthy Reasons Why You Should Eat More Fish


2. Decrease the risk of prostate cancer

A Swedish study of around 6000 men over a 30-year period demonstrated that men who did not eat fish almost tripled the risk of developing prostate cancer compared to those that did. Among many other nutrients, fish is a good source of selenium, a chemical believed to have cancer-fighting properties, particularly against cancer of the oral cavity, esophagus, colon, breast, ovary as well as prostate. Salmon, tuna, and herring help prevent prostate cancer.

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