Follow This Eastern Beverage Wisdom for Your Prostate

Close-up of a cup of green tea in hands of a businessman

Medically reviewed in February 2021

The land that brings us giant pandas, the Great Wall, and amazing cuisine also serves up a mean cup of prostate protection.

Green tea has long been touted by the Chinese for its medicinal value. And, the green tea health benefits could include cutting a man's risk of advanced prostate cancer by half. How much do you need to drink?

More Protection
In a study, men who drank 5 or more cups of green tea per day had half the risk of advanced prostate cancer compared with men who sipped less than a cup a day. Another way to ensure a healthy prostate: Avoid a diet high in saturated fat and include plenty of fruits and veggies in your diet.

Check Your Risk
For a rundown of key prostate cancer risk factors, go here.

Basically, we can't say enough about green tea. So grab yourself a cuppa!

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