Prostate cancer ¨C the Facts
The most common cancer in men.
In North America:
1 in every 6 men will develop prostate cancer.
1 in every 28 men will die from prostate cancer.
The number of cases of men in their 40¡¯s and 50¡¯s has risen dramatically.
Emma Guns, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, UBC
Head, NHP Research Program
Head, Analytical Pharmacology
34 % reduced risk of prostate cancer
A six year study of 47,000 men
conducted by Harvard Medical School found that
consuming tomato products more than twice a week, as
opposed to never, was associated with a reduced risk of
prostate cancer or up to 34 percent.
FDA approval to use qualified health claim for using tomato.
Based on health claim guidance provided by the FDA, the
risk of prostate cancer may be reduced by eating half to
one cup of tomatoes per week.
High level of lycopene in body helps to protect from heart attack.
University of North Carolina compared 1,379 American and
European men who had suffered a heart attack with the
same number of healthy men found that those with high
levels of lycopene appeared to be protected against the
disease with about half the risk.
Reduced risk of stroke & acute coronary events
A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition reveals
evidence that increasing your intake of lycopene may help
reduce your risk of stroke and acute coronary events
15% of couples suffer from infertility
A male factor is responsible for the couple infertility in 30% to 50% of the cases
5% to 10% of males are infertile or sub-fertile
Recent studies show that lycopene supplementation improves the quality of sperm in infertile men
We recommend 4 tablets a day to supplement your food
In cases of severe deficiency use 8 tablets a day.