Lycopene which is found in fruits and vegetables can provide some great health advantages and can help with prostate health.
The prostate is an important sexual organ in a male’s anatomy. One of the important roles it has is to create a creamy liquid that encases sperm as a male ejaculates.
The fluid nourishes, protects and helps the sperm swim as it is going to its destination which is the egg of a female to create a baby. Another role of this gland is that it has muscles that help shoot off the sperm so that it can better reach its target.
Around the globe by the time men reach the ripe old age of 60 over 80% of them will have developed some type of problem with their prostate gland.
Prostate cancer is the top cause of death from cancer in men over the age of 70. The greatest risk factor for developing this type of cancer according to the American Cancer Society is being over the age of 50. Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy is a condition when the prostate gets enlarged and can cause all kinds of problems with urination and sexual performance.
Prostatis is another problem that can affect the region of a male’s family jewelry and it’s not good at all.
What can happen with this ailment is burning with urination, discomfort and pain in the region. Erectile Dysfunction is problem that many drug companies are trying to cash in on. It is when men have a hard time getting and keeping an erection and can be caused by mental problems, lack of blood flow, too much blood sugar and many other reasons.
Lycopene is a bright carotene that is found in plants and commonly tomato products. It is responsible for turning the fruits bright colors such as the red in watermelons and tomatoes. Health professionals believe that this nutrient is an antioxidant which can fight free radicals and toxins.
It can also stimulate the immune system into doing a better job. In a study with over 40 thousand people researchers discovered that people who consumed over 10 servings a day of tomato based products had a 35% less of a chance of developing prostate cancer.
Another very easy way someone can acquire the great benefits of this vitamin would be to take supplements. Just like everything in life there are good supplements and then there are bad ones.
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