Diet and nutrition role in prostate health

Akram Elembaby, Ronald Ross Watson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter will provide a general background on the anatomy of the prostate, primary pathologic conditions affecting the prostate, and risk factors and treatments of each condition. However, the chief focus will be on the epidemiological evidence concerning the role of different food, herbs, and supplements in maintaining the health of the prostate health and treating prostate diseases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFruits, Vegetables, and Herbs
Subtitle of host publicationBioactive Foods in Health Promotion
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9780128029893
ISBN (Print)9780128029725
StatePublished - May 16 2016


  • BPH
  • Benign prostate hyperplasia
  • Cancer
  • Diet
  • Herbs
  • Nutrition
  • Prostate
  • Supplements

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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