Want Free From Prostate Cancer ? Vitamin A is The key

Prostate cancer is a deadly disease for men. Many men who are concerned the disease, such as women with cervical cancer. However, a recent study has claimed that eating foods rich in vitamin A, such as carrots, can prevent the onset of this disease.

The research, led by Professor Norman Maitland of the University of York revealed that the intake of foods rich in vitamin A could be the key to the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer.

From the results of these studies found that retenoic acid, a chemical made ​​from vitamin A, has the ability to reduce the ability of cancer cells to invade surrounding tissue.

Vitamin A is known to be found in foods such as carrots, sweet potatoes, and leafy green vegetables, such as kale and spinach.

"Prostate cancer can be treated by conventional means. Not only preventing or treating, vitamin A also serves to stop the spread of cancer," said Prof. Maitland.

"We have found that a particular gene will be turned off twins in malignant cancer stem cells. When the gene is reactivated by using retenoic acid, the level of aggressiveness of the cancer will be reduced," he added.

've Known for years from earlier research that a little amount of vitamin A in the blood sample of a man associated with the risk of prostate cancer, but it is not known how the mechanism.

"This is an exciting new development that connects the intake of what needs to be multiplied by the cancer cells themselves," concludes Prof. Maitland, as quoted by the Daily Mail, Thursday (04/18/2013). Based on these results, there is no harm in starting to eat vegetables with high vitamin A content.