Men are advised to eat mushrooms twice a week to slash risk of prostate cancerBeneficial to over 50s who eat lots of meat and dairy but little fruit and vegThose who ate mushrooms once or twice a week had 8 percent lower risk of developing itThose who ate them three or more times per week had a 17 per cent lower riskJapanese study compared results with those who ate them less than once a week
Men who eat mushrooms cut their risk of developing prostate cancer, a study suggests.
Researchers found the fungus was particularly beneficial for those over 50 who eat lots of meat and dairy, but little fruit and veg.
The Japanese study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, suggested those who ate mushrooms once or twice a week had an eight per cent lower risk of developing the disease, compared with those who ate them less than once a week.
Those who ate them three or more times per week had ...