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Acai Berries Health Benefits
Acai Berries Health Benefits
Acai berries are exceptional sources of antioxidants and a good source of other nutrients, including polyphenols, fiber, vitamins and minerals, amino acids, and plant sterols, all important for overall prostate health.Read more about acai berries
Acerola Cherries Health Benefits
Acerola Cherries Health Benefits
Acerola cherries are a fruit with extremely high levels of the antioxidant vitamin C, which is beneficial for prostate and overall health.Read more about acerola cherries
Activated Charcoal
Activated Charcoal
Activated Charcoal, seeCharcoal
AHCC Mushroom Extract Health Benefits
AHCC Mushroom Extract Health Benefits
AHCC is a well studied formulation of a proprietary mix of mushrooms that have been shown to be effective for prostate cancer and immunity support.Read more on AHCC
Algal DHA Health Benefits
Algal DHA Health Benefits
Algal DHA is a form of the omega-3 fatty acid (docosahexaenoic acid) that comes from a plant source—algae—rather than from fish.Read more about algal DHA
Aloe Vera Health Benefits
Aloe Vera Health Benefits
Aloe vera is a tropical and subtropical plant that has immune boosting, anticancer, and anti-inflammatory properties, although none have been scientifically linked with prostate health.Read more about aloe vera
Amino Acids Health Benefits
Amino Acids Health Benefits
Studies of three amino acids, alanine, glutamic acid, and glycine, show that they support prostate health and reduce symptoms of BPH.Read more about amino acids
Arginine Health Benefits
Arginine Health Benefits
Arginine is an essential amino acid that is critical for liver detoxification, immune system health, collagen and protein production, wound healing, healthy sperm count, optimal blood flow, and it may have anticancer properties as well.Read more about arginine
Ashwagandha Health Benefits
Ashwagandha Health Benefits
Ashwagandha is an Ayurvedic herb that is used to help the body resist stress and to treat erectile dysfunction anecdotally, but it has also demonstrated some ability to fight cancer.Read more about ashwagandha
Astaxanthin Health Benefits
Astaxanthin Health Benefits
Astaxanthin is a naturally occurring pigment in a class called carotenoids, which is also populated by others you are probably familiar with, including alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, and lycopene.Read more about astaxanthin
Astragalus Health Benefits
Astragalus Health Benefits
Astragalus is a traditional Chinese herb long honored for its ability to strengthen the immune system, and it has also shown anticancer effects.Read more about astragalus
Avena Sativa Health Benefits
Avena Sativa Health Benefits
Avena sativa, also known as wild oats, reportedly raises testosterone levels and helps with erectile dysfunction.Read more about avena sativa

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Baikal Skullcap Health Benefits
Baikal Skullcap Health Benefits
Baikal skullcap is a Chinese herbal medicine with anti-inflammatory properties and an ability to fight prostate cancer.Read more about Baikal skullcap
Baobab Health Benefits
Baobab Health Benefits
Baobab is the fruit of an exotic tree that is an extraordinary source of the antioxidant vitamin C and bone-building calcium, and is an excellent supplement to support prostate and general health.Read more about baobab
Bee Pollen
Bee Pollen
Bee pollen, seePollen extract
Beet Juice Powder Health Benefits
Beet Juice Powder Health Benefits
Beet juice powder has demonstrated an ability to reduce cholesterol, lower blood pressure, and detoxify the liver, blood, and intestinal tract, as well as potential to fight cancer.Read more about beet juice powder
Bentonite Clay Health Benefits
Bentonite Clay Health Benefits
Bentonite clay contains trace minerals and is also highly charged with electromagnetic energy, which makes this natural remedy effective as a detox agent to help eliminate harmful substances and a possible remedy to relieve symptoms of BPH.Read more about bentonite clay
Beta-sitosterol Health Benefits
Beta-sitosterol Health Benefits
Beta-sitosterol, a compound found in several plants, including saw palmetto, has been shown to significantly reduce symptoms of BPH and may be helpful in fighting prostate cancer.Read more about beta-sitosterol
Betaine
Betaine
Betaine, seeCholine/Betaine
Bindweed
Bindweed
Bindweed, seeConvolvulus arvensis
Black Cohosh Health Benefits
Black Cohosh Health Benefits
Black cohosh is a perennial plant that is believed to contain phytoestrogens, which may help lower estrogen levels in the body, and it has also shown activity against prostate cancer.Read more about black cohosh
Boron Health Benefits
Boron Health Benefits
Boron is a trace element that may reduce PSA levels, support prostate health by inhibiting the growth of prostate cancer, and also promote bone health.Read more about boron
Boswellia Health Benefits
Boswellia Health Benefits
Boswellia, also known as frankincense, is an Ayurvedic herb with strong anti-inflammatory abilities which may be helpful in treating BPH and prostatitis, and which also appears to have some effect on prostate cancer cells.Read more about boswellia
Broccoli Sprout Extract Health Benefits
Broccoli Sprout Extract Health Benefits
Broccoli sprout extract contains sulforaphane, a phytonutrient that has potent anticancer and antibacterial properties.Read more about broccoli sprout extract
Bromelain Health Benefits
Bromelain Health Benefits
Bromelain is a mixture of enzymes that has anti-inflammatory properties and may be helpful in managing Peyronie’s disease. Read more on bromelain
Buckthorn Bark Health Benefits
Buckthorn Bark Health Benefits
Buckthorn bark is derived from a shrub and is primarily used as a laxative or for hemorrhoids, although there are unsubstantiated claims that it has anticancer properties.Read more about buckthorn bark

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Cacao Beans Health Benefits
Cacao Beans Health Benefits
Cacao Beans. SeeCocoa beans
Calcium Health Benefits
Calcium Health Benefits
Calcium is an important mineral for bone health, nerve conduction, heart function, and muscle tone, although men should limit their consumption to recommended levels because too much calcium has been linked to an increased risk of prostate cancer.Read more about calcium
Camu Camu Health Benefits
Camu Camu Health Benefits
Camu Camu is a berry, borne by an Amazon bushy tree, that has extremely high levels of vitamin C and has demonstrated antioxidative and anti-inflammatory properties.Read more about camu camu
Carnitine Health Benefits
Carnitine Health Benefits
Carnitine is an amino acid that has shown some promise in improving sexual performance and in reducing fatigue and depression, and may also contribute to an increase in testosterone levels.Read more about carnitine
Catuaba Health Benefits
Catuaba Health Benefits
Catuaba is derived from the bark of a Brazilian tree and is used by some men to boost libido and treat erectile dysfunction based largely on anecdotal evidence.Read more about catuaba
Cat’s Claw Health Benefits
Cat’s Claw Health Benefits
Cat’s claw is an herb that has anti-inflammatory and immune system boosting properties and contains beta-sitosterol, which is why it is sometimes used to treat BPH and prostatitis.Read more about cat’s claw
Cayenne Health Benefits
Cayenne Health Benefits
Cayenne pepper is an excellent source of capsaicin, a substance that can reduce pain and also help kill prostate cancer cells.Read more about cayenne pepper
Cernilton
Cernilton
Cernilton, seePollen extract
Charcoal Health Benefits
Charcoal Health Benefits
Charcoal, known as activated charcoal when used for medicinal purposes, helps eliminate toxins from the body and is sometimes used to treat prostatitis.Read more about charcoal
Chasteberry Health Benefits
Chasteberry Health Benefits
Chasteberry is an herb derived from a shrub-like tree that may lower estrogen levels as well as help in the fight against prostate cancer and BPH.Read more about chasteberry
Chia Seeds Health Benefits
Chia Seeds Health Benefits
Chia seeds are similar to flax seeds, yet they are a superior source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and antioxidants, providing a boost to prostate and overall health.Read more about chia seeds
Chlorella Health Benefits
Chlorella Health Benefits
Chlorella is a highly nutritious one-celled green algae that can help eliminate toxins from the body and boost the immune system.Read more about chlorella
Choline Health Benefits
Choline Health Benefits
Choline is a B vitamin that is often considered with its metabolite, betaine, because they work together to reduce chronic inflammation, which is why some men may consider it to treat BPH, although there is a possible increased risk of prostate cancer associated with choline.Read more about choline
Chromium Health Benefits
Chromium Health Benefits
Chromium, a metallic element that plays a role in how the body uses sugar, has an indirect relationship with BPH because chromium has an impact on diabetes, and diabetics who are overweight are at increased risk of BPH.Read more about chromium
Chrysin Health Benefits
Chrysin Health Benefits
Chrysin is derived from the blue passionflower and is used for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, while some research has indicated possible anticancer characteristics as well.Read more about chrysin
Citrulline Health Benefits
Citrulline Health Benefits
Citrulline is a naturally occurring amino acid, which is also found in watermelon and several other foods, that has been shown to be effective in managing erectile dysfunction as well as high blood pressure, fatigue, and other conditions.Read more about citrulline
Citrus Pectin
Citrus Pectin
Citrus pectin, seeModified citrus pectin
CLA
CLA
CLA, seeConjugated linoleic acid
Cobalamin
Cobalamin
Cobalamin, seeVitamin B12
Cocoa Beans Health Benefits
Cocoa Beans Health Benefits
Cocoa beans are seeds of the cocoa tree and are rich in antioxidants and nutrients that make them helpful in improving heart health, mood, and digestion, and which have also demonstrated anticancer activity against prostate cancer cells.Read more about cocoa beans
Coenzyme Q10 Health Benefits
Coenzyme Q10 Health Benefits
Coenzyme Q10 is produced naturally by all cells in the body and performs the vital function of transforming food into energy for the body, but has also demonstrated some ability in the fight against prostate cancer.Read more about coenzyme Q10
Conjugated Linoleic Acid Health Benefits
Conjugated Linoleic Acid Health Benefits
Conjugated linoleic acid is a type of omega-6 fatty acid that mimics some of the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, such as an ability to inhibit the growth of prostate cancer.Read more about conjugated linoleic acid
Convolvulus Arvensis Health Benefits
Convolvulus Arvensis Health Benefits
Convolvulus arvensis, also known as bindweed or morning glory, has demonstrated anticancer properties.Read more about convolvulus arvensis
Copper Health Benefits
Copper Health Benefits
Copper is a mineral that works with zinc to help prevent BPH and prostatitis, and it is also involved in the formation of red blood cells, brain function, and hormone and antioxidant activities.Read more about copper
Cordyceps Health Benefits
Cordyceps Health Benefits
Cordyceps is a fungus that has been shown to raise testosterone levels in mouse models and to have an effect on sexual function in rats.Read more on cordyceps
Cranberry Health Benefits
Cranberry Health Benefits
Cranberry fruit possesses powerful antioxidants that are helpful in preventing urinary tract infections and in treating BPH and prostatitis.Read more about cranberry
Creatine Health Benefits
Creatine Health Benefits
Creatine is a chemical naturally produced by the body and a supplement often taken by bodybuilders to enhance performance, but creatine is also associated with an increased risk of BPH, prostate cancer, and a rise in DHT levels.Read more about creatine
Curcumin Health Benefits
Curcumin Health Benefits
Curcumin, an active ingredient in the perennial plant turmeric, has demonstrated anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and the potential to benefit men who have prostatitis and prostate cancer.Read more about curcumin

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D-Aspartic Acid Health Benefits
D-Aspartic Acid Health Benefits
D-aspartic acid is a substance produced in the body that can increase the production of testosterone and thus may have a role in sexual health and erectile dysfunction.Read more about D-aspartic acid
D-Mannose Health Benefits
D-Mannose Health Benefits
D-mannose is a simple sugar found in cranberries, blueberries, and other fruits, and as a supplement it has demonstrated an ability to fight urinary tract infections.Read more about D-mannose
Damiana Health Benefits
Damiana Health Benefits
Damiana extract, which is derived from a shrub grown in South and Central America, has anti-bacterial properties and claims that it can improve libido and erectile dysfunction, although these latter benefits are not supported by scientific studies.Read more about damiana
DIM (diindolylmethane)
DIM (diindolylmethane)
DIM (diindolylmethane), see Indole-3-carbinol (I3C)/DIM
Dioscorea Deltoidea Health Benefits
Dioscorea Deltoidea Health Benefits
Dioscorea deltoidea is a plant supplement that reportedly boosts testosterone levels and thus may have an effect on sexual health.Read more about dioscorea deltoidea
Dong Quai Health Benefits
Dong Quai Health Benefits
Dong quai is a traditional Chinese herb that may block estrogen activity in the body and thus have an impact on sexual health.Read more about dong quai

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Echinacea Health Benefits
Echinacea Health Benefits
Echinacea is an herb with a long history of use in treating respiratory problems, stimulating the immune system, and fighting inflammation, but studies also suggest it can help treat BPH and prostatitis.Read more about echinacea
Essiac Tea Health Benefits
Essiac Tea Health Benefits
Essiac tea is a mixture of burdock root, slippery elm inner bark, sheep sorrel, and rhubarb root that some claim can slow the growth of prostate cancer cells, although many experts do not agree.Read more about essiac tea

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Fenugreek Health Benefits
Fenugreek Health Benefits
Fenugreek is an herb with some medicinal benefits, including the ability to improve libido and sexual function, raise testosterone levels, and perhaps even help fight prostate cancer.Read more about fenugreek
Fiber Health Benefits
Fiber Health Benefits
Fiber is composed of plant compounds that promote digestion and intestinal health, and help prevent both colon and prostate cancer.Read more about fiber
Flaxseed Health Benefits
Flaxseed Health Benefits
Flaxseed is a high-fiber supplement that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and lignans, characteristics that may make it beneficial in controlling benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer.Read more about flaxseed
Flower Pollen
Flower Pollen
Flower pollen, seePollen extract
Folate/Folic Acid Health Benefits
Folate/Folic Acid Health Benefits
Folate and folic acid, two versions of the same B vitamin, are involved in numerous vital functions, including brain development of the fetus, and appear to have a complex role in prostate cancer.Read more about folate and folic acid
Forskolin Health Benefits
Forskolin Health Benefits
Forskolin is an Ayurvedic herb that reportedly raises testosterone levels and enhances sexual function.Read more on forskolin
Frankincense
Frankincense
Frankincense, seeBoswellia

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Gac Fruit Health Benefits
Gac Fruit Health Benefits
Gac is an exotic fruit that contains extremely high levels of antioxidants, especially beta-carotene and lycopene, which has proven beneficial in supporting prostate health.Read more about gac
GCP
GCP
GCP, see Genistein Combined Polysaccharide
GCP Health Benefits
GCP Health Benefits
Genistein Combined Polysaccharide is a proprietary blend of genistein that has been fermented with a mushroom substance and has demonstrated some ability to fight prostate cancer. Read more about GCP
Genistein Health Benefits
Genistein Health Benefits
Genistein is an isoflavone and an antioxidant found primarily in soybeans and the subject of research suggesting it may lower the incidence, spread, and risk of prostate cancer.Read more about genistein
Ginkgo Biloba Health Benefits
Ginkgo Biloba Health Benefits
Ginkgo biloba is a potent antioxidant that protects the blood vessels and nerves from damage and promotes blood flow, which can make it useful in treating erectile dysfunction.Read more about ginkgo biloba
Ginseng Health Benefits
Ginseng Health Benefits
Ginseng is an herb that contains a substance shown to slow the growth and spread of prostate cancer cells, and also has properties that make it useful in treating erectile dysfunction.Read more about ginseng
Glucosamine Health Benefits
Glucosamine Health Benefits
Glucosamine, a natural compound found in healthy cartilage, is often used to support cartilage health in arthritis patients, but which also has demonstrated activity against prostate cancer cells.Read more about glucosamine
Goji Berries Health Benefits
Goji Berries Health Benefits
Goji berries are an excellent source of antioxidants, especially carotenoids, which support prostate and overall health.Read more about goji berries
Goldenseal Health Benefits
Goldenseal Health Benefits
Goldenseal is a popular herbal remedy that has potent antibacterial properties, which makes it helpful in treating urinary tract infections, as well as anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it a possible candidate for treating prostatitis.Read more about goldenseal
Graminex
Graminex
Graminex, seePollen extract
Grape Seed Extract Health Benefits
Grape Seed Extract Health Benefits
Grape seed extract is a potent antioxidant that is often used to treat conditions related to the heart, blood vessels, vision, and diabetes, but it has also shown some effectiveness against prostate cancer growth.Read more about grape seed extract
Graviola Health Benefits
Graviola Health Benefits
Graviola is a supplement derived from a rainforest tree and has demonstrated some anticancer, antimicrobial, and antiviral properties.Read more about graviola
Green Tea Health Benefits
Green Tea Health Benefits
Green tea is a popular herbal remedy whose potent antioxidants (catechins) have shown the ability to enhance the immune system, fight prostate cancer, treat prostatitis, reduce DHT levels, and possibly prevent BPH as well.Read more about green tea

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Hesperidin Health Benefits
Hesperidin Health Benefits
Hesperidin is a phytonutrient in citrus fruits that promotes healthy capillaries, enhances blood flow, and may have anticancer abilities.Read more about hesperidin
Horny Goat Weed Health Benefits
Horny Goat Weed Health Benefits
Horny goat weed is a traditional remedy for lack of libido and erectile dysfunction, and several recent studies have provided evidence to support these claims.Read more about horny goat weed

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Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) and DIM Health Benefits
Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) and DIM Health Benefits
Indole-3-carbinol (I3C)/DIM are two compounds found in cruciferous vegetables that possess the ability to combat prostate cancer cells and reduce symptoms of BPH.Read more on indole-3-carbinol/DIM
Inositol/IP6 Health Benefits
Inositol/IP6 Health Benefits
Inositol/IP6 is a derivative of the B vitamin inositol and a vital nutrient for proper muscle, brain, and nerve functioning that has also shown anticancer properties.Read more about inositol/IP6
Iodine Health Benefits
Iodine Health Benefits
Iodine is a trace element the body uses to produce thyroid hormones which, when deficient, can result in thyroid disease and possibly an increased risk of prostate cancer.Read more about iodine
Iron Health Benefits
Iron Health Benefits
Iron is an essential trace mineral present in hemoglobin in red blood cells, a cofactor in neurotransmitter production, a supporter of the immune system, and an element that may have a negative impact on prostate health and overall health if consumed in high amounts.Read more about iron

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Jatoba Health Benefits
Jatoba Health Benefits
Jatoba is a rainforest tree that produces a resin reported to have anti-inflammatory abilities and is used to treat prostatitis.Read more about jatoba

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Krill Oil Health Benefits
Krill Oil Health Benefits
Krill oil is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, specifically eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which have anti-inflammatory properties that may be helpful with BPH and prostatitis, and have demonstrated anticancer activity against prostate cancer.Read more about krill oil

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Leucine Health Benefits
Leucine Health Benefits
Leucine is one of eight essential amino acids that performs important functions in the body but also may have a negative impact on prostate health.Read more about leucine and prostate health
Licorice Health Benefits
Licorice Health Benefits
Licorice is an herbal remedy with a long tradition of use as a treatment for sore throat and diarrhea, but which is also an anti-inflammatory herb and a possible anticancer remedy.Read more about licorice
Lipase
Lipase
Lipase, seeLypase
Lunasin Health Benefits
Lunasin Health Benefits
Lunasin is a key component in soy protein that has displayed some anticancer properties as well as anti-inflammatory abilities, which make it a possible candidate for treating BPH and prostatitis.Read more on lunasin
Lutein Health Benefits
Lutein Health Benefits
Lutein is a potent antioxidant that has may reduce the risk of developing vision problems, and which may have abilities to inhibit the growth of prostate cancer.Read more about lutein
Lycopene Health Benefits
Lycopene Health Benefits
Lycopene is a potent antioxidant, found mainly in tomatoes, that has proven effective in protecting against prostate cancer and BPH.Read more about lycopene
Lypase (Lipase) Health Benefits
Lypase (Lipase) Health Benefits
Lypase (lipase) is an enzyme that metabolizes fats and needs to be maintained at healthy levels to help prevent high cholesterol, weight gain, prostate problems, and an increased risk of diabetes.Read more about lypase (lipase)
Lysine Health Benefits
Lysine Health Benefits
Lysine is an essential amino acid that plays a major role in the production of hormones and enzymes, and also has the ability to improve the DHT-blocking ability of other supplements, which can help prevent BPH and possibly prostate cancer.Read more about lysine

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Maca Health Benefits
Maca Health Benefits
Maca is a South American plant derivative that has demonstrated an ability to improve sperm integrity, enhance libido and sexual function, and treat BPH.Read more about maca
Magnesium Health Benefits
Magnesium Health Benefits
Magnesium is a mineral that has a role in hundreds of critical biochemical processes in the body, and has also demonstrated a relationship with cancer and prostatitis.Read more about magnesium
Magnolia Bark Health Benefits
Magnolia Bark Health Benefits
Magnolia bark extract may help stop the activity of prostate cancer cells and possibly treat prostatitis.Read more on magnolia bark for prostate health
Manganese Health Benefits
Manganese Health Benefits
Manganese is a trace mineral that is involved in several critical processes, including support of cognitive functions, the production of sperm and sex hormones, boosting libido, and maintaining overall sexual health.Read more about manganese
Mangosteen Health Benefits
Mangosteen Health Benefits
Mangosteen is a tropical fruit that contains unique phytonutrients called xanthones, which have been shown to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and possibly anticancer properties.Read more about mangosteen
Maqui Berry Health Benefits
Maqui Berry Health Benefits
Maqui berries are an intensely purple fruit rich in antioxidants and shown to possess anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving abilities.Read more about maqui berries
Matcha Green Tea Health Benefits
Matcha Green Tea Health Benefits
Matcha green tea is the most refined and highest in catechins (EGCG) and has potential for supplementing treatment for prostate cancer.Read more about macha green tea
Modified Citrus Pectin Health Benefits
Modified Citrus Pectin Health Benefits
Modified citrus pectin is a form of pectin, which is derived from fruits, that has been processed to significantly improve its absorption and utilization by the body, and which has demonstrated an ability to fight prostate cancer.Read more about modified citrus pectin
Molybdenum Health Benefits
Molybdenum Health Benefits
Molybdenum is a trace mineral that interacts with other chemicals in the body to participate in waste processing, energy production, and nervous system development, and may also provide cancer-fighting properties.Read more about molybdenum
Moringa Oleifera Health Benefits
Moringa Oleifera Health Benefits
Moringa oleifera is a tree whose various parts, and especially its leaves, are a rich source of macronutrients, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients that support prostate and overall health.Read more about Moringa oleifera
MSM Health Benefits
MSM Health Benefits
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is a naturally occurring sulfur compound with anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties that is used to treat arthritis and which might be a candidate for other inflammatory conditions such as BPH and prostatitis.Read more about MSM
Muira Puama Health Benefits
Muira Puama Health Benefits
Muira puama is a tree whose stems and roots are used as an herbal remedy for low sex drive and to treat erectile dysfunction.Read more about muira puama
Multivitamin and Multimineral Health Benefits
Multivitamin and Multimineral Health Benefits
Multivitamin/multimineral supplements can help support and enhance your diet, but excessive amounts have been linked to an increased risk of prostate cancer.Read more about multivitamin/multimineral supplements
Muscadine Grape Skin Health Benefits
Muscadine Grape Skin Health Benefits
Muscadine grape skin extract is a supplement credited with providing anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anticancer qualities, including activity against prostate cancer.Read more about muscadine grape skin extract
Mushroom Extract Health Benefits
Mushroom Extract Health Benefits
Mushroom extracts have properties that make them helpful in fighting prostate cancer and treating BPH, as well as benefits for urinary tract health.Read more about mushroom extract

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NAC (N-acetylcysteine) Health Benefits
NAC (N-acetylcysteine) Health Benefits
NAC (N-acetylcysteine) is a metabolite of the amino acid cysteine that is involved in the detoxification of chemicals into less damaging substances, and which has also shown evidence that it may fight cancer.Read more about NAC (N-acetylcysteine)
Neem Tree Health Benefits
Neem Tree Health Benefits
Neem is the product of an evergreen tree that has demonstrated insecticidal benefits as well as anticancer properties in prostate cancer cell studies.Read more about neem
Niacin Health Benefits
Niacin Health Benefits
Niacin is a B vitamin that converts carbohydrates into energy, promotes nervous system functioning, and maintains healthy eyes, skin, and hair.Read more about niacin
Noni Health Benefits
Noni Health Benefits
Noni is a fruit and a supplement that provides an excellent source of macronutrients as well as vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients for prostate and overall health.Read more about noni

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Health Benefits
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Health Benefits
Omega-3 fatty acids are well known for their ability to reduce inflammation and therefore may benefit those who have prostatitis and BPH, but they also have demonstrated an ability to fight prostate cancer.Read more about omega-3 fatty acids
Oregano Health Benefits
Oregano Health Benefits
Oregano contains an essential oil that has antibacterial, antifungal, and antiparasitic properties, and which has also shown anticancer activity.Read more about oregano

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Pantothenic Acid Health Benefits
Pantothenic Acid Health Benefits
Pantothenic acid, or vitamin B5, is involved in the production of two factors that have a role in more than 100 metabolic reactions, and it has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant abilities which may be beneficial in managing prostate health.Read more about pantothenic acid
Papaya Health Benefits
Papaya Health Benefits
Papaya is a fruit that contains anti-inflammatory enzymes and lycopene, an anticancer nutrient that has been shown in studies to reduce the risk of prostate cancer.Read more about papaya
Pectin Health Benefits
Pectin Health Benefits
Pectin is a complex carbohydrate that is helpful in relieving symptoms of diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome and has shown promise in preventing the growth and spread of prostate cancer cells.Read more on pectin for prostate health
Phosphorus Health Benefits
Phosphorus Health Benefits
Phosphorus is a mineral that plays an important role in how the body uses fats and carbohydrates, produces energy, and supports bone health, and has a part in preventing prostate cancer and BPH.Read more about phosphorus
Pine Bark (Pycnogenol) Health Benefits
Pine Bark (Pycnogenol) Health Benefits
Pine bark, known better under the brand name Pycnogenol, is valued for its antioxidant abilities and is credited with possible anticancer properties as well as a treatment for erectile dysfunction.Read more about pine bark (Pycnogenol)
Pistachio Nuts Health Benefits
Pistachio Nuts Health Benefits
Pistachio nuts are a rich source of antioxidants and other nutrients that have proven helpful in treating erectile dysfunction, lowering cholesterol, and possibly lowering testosterone levels.Read more about pistachio nuts
Policosanol Health Benefits
Policosanol Health Benefits
Policosanol is a mixture of alcohols derived from sugarcane wax that is reported to lower cholesterol as well as statin drugs, but without the side effects. Read more about policosanol.Read more about policosanol
Pollen Health Benefits
Pollen Health Benefits
Pollen extract (aka cernilton, rye grass pollen, flower pollen, bee pollen) has anti-inflammatory properties which have been shown in various studies to be helpful in treating BPH, prostatitis, and various urinary tract symptoms, and possibly prostate cancer.Read more about pollen extract
Pomegranate Health Benefits
Pomegranate Health Benefits
Pomegranate extracts have demonstrated anticancer properties against prostate cancer and significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant abilities, which have been shown to improve erectile function and may be beneficial in treating symptoms of BPH and prostatitis.Read more about pomegranate
Potassium Health Benefits
Potassium Health Benefits
Potassium is a mineral that is important for many bodily functions, including regulating blood pressure, converting blood sugar into energy, maintaining heart function, and contracting muscles, and a possible role in the development of cancer.Read more about potassium
Prickly Pear Health Benefits
Prickly Pear Health Benefits
Prickly pear is a traditional herbal remedy that has antioxidant properties, an ability to reduce blood sugar levels, and possible potential to prevent cancer.Read more about prickly pear
Probiotics Health Benefits
Probiotics Health Benefits
Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that can help restore bacterial balance in the intestinal tract, which is key in preventing and treating a range of conditions, including urinary tract infections, diarrhea, and allergies, and they also may be a treatment option for chronic prostatitis.Read more about probiotics
Proline Health Benefits
Proline Health Benefits
Proline is an important amino acid involved in the repair of damaged skin, muscle, and connective tissue, as well as maintaining and strengthening the heart muscle.Read more about proline
Pumpkin Health Benefits
Pumpkin Health Benefits
Pumpkin seeds and pumpkin seed oil have demonstrated the ability to significantly reduce urinary symptoms, including those related to BPH.Read more about pumpkin
Pycnogenol
Pycnogenol
Pycnogenol, seePine bark
Pygeum Health Benefits
Pygeum Health Benefits
Pygeum is a traditional remedy made from the bark of the Pygeum africanum tree that has proven beneficial in men who have mild to moderate symptoms of BPH, and may also be helpful in prostate cancer and prostatitis.Read more about pygeum
Pyridoxine
Pyridoxine
Pyridoxine, seeVitamin B6

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Quercetin Health Benefits
Quercetin Health Benefits
Quercetin, an antioxidant found in grapes, berries, and other foods, also has anti-inflammatory properties and have been helpful in treating prostatitis, and has shown some abilities to fight prostate cancer as well.Read more about quercetin

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Red Clover Health Benefits
Red Clover Health Benefits
Red clover is an herb that contains estrogen-like substances that may lower estrogen levels, and which has also shown activity against prostate cancer.Read more about red clover
Red Yeast Rice Health Benefits
Red Yeast Rice Health Benefits
Red yeast rice is a supplement made from rice fermented with a yeast, and it may lower cholesterol levels, although products available in the United States contain only a very small amount of active ingredient.Read more about red yeast rice
Resveratrol Health Benefits
Resveratrol Health Benefits
Resveratrol is a phytonutrient with antioxidant properties found mainly in grapes and which, along with claims of antiaging powers, has demonstrated some anticancer ability in prostate cancer cells.Read more about resveratrol
Rhodiola Health Benefits
Rhodiola Health Benefits
Rhodiola is a hardy herb that may help men who are experiencing low libido and problems with premature ejaculation.Read more about rhodiola
Rhubarb Root Health Benefits
Rhubarb Root Health Benefits
Rhubarb root is a supplement that contains anthraquinone glycosides, which act as natural laxatives, and tannins, which can help relieve diarrhea.Read more about rhubarb root
Riboflavin Health Benefits
Riboflavin Health Benefits
Riboflavin is a B vitamin and antioxidant that is involved in the production of red blood cells and in energy production, but which may possibly increase the risk of prostate cancer when present in high concentrations.Read more about riboflavin
Rosemary Health Benefits
Rosemary Health Benefits
Rosemary is a common herb with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it useful in improving urinary flow and it has also demonstrated some anticancer properties.Read more about rosemary
Rutin Health Benefits
Rutin Health Benefits
Rutin, a bioflavonoid found in many fruits and vegetables, has antioxidant abilities that may make it helpful in preventing the development of cancer.Read more about rutin
Rye Grass Pollen
Rye Grass Pollen
Rye grass pollen, seePollen extract

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Sabal Serrulata Health Benefits
Sabal Serrulata Health Benefits
Sabal serrulata is a homeopathic remedy derived from saw palmetto and which is prescribed for a variety of prostate problems ranging from BPH to prostate cancer and lack of libido.Read more about sabal serrulata
Sarsaparilla Health Benefits
Sarsaparilla Health Benefits
Sarsaparilla is an herbal remedy with anti-inflammatory properties that is a folklore remedy for erectile dysfunction.Read more about sarsaparilla
Saw Palmetto Health Benefits
Saw Palmetto Health Benefits
Saw palmetto is an herbal remedy that has proved useful in treating BPH and urinary tract symptoms, and it has also demonstrated ability to fight prostate cancer.Read more about saw pamletto
Selenium Health Benefits
Selenium Health Benefits
Selenium is an important mineral and antioxidant that fights oxidation, strengthens immune system functioning, and supports overall health, and whose role in combating prostate cancer is uncertain.Read more about selenium
Senna Leaf Health Benefits
Senna Leaf Health Benefits
Senna leaf is a potent herbal remedy that has the ability to stimulate the colon, which makes it an effective treatment for constipation.Read more about senna leaf
Silymarin Health Benefits
Silymarin Health Benefits
Silymarin, an herbal remedy extracted from the milk thistle plant, is an antioxidant that is valued for treatment of liver and gallbladder disorders, but which has also shown some anticancer properties in the laboratory.Read more about silymarin
Small Flowered Willow Herb
Small Flowered Willow Herb
Small flowered willow herb, see willow flower herb
Spirulina Health Benefits
Spirulina Health Benefits
Spirulina is a blue-green alga that is an excellent source of protein and nutrients, and has been shown to possess abilities to improve anemia boost the immune system, and protect against radiation.Read more about spirulina
Stinging Nettle Health Benefits
Stinging Nettle Health Benefits
Stinging nettle is an herbal remedy that possesses anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties, and which has demonstrated usefulness in treating prostate cancer, prostatitis, and BPH.Read more about stinging nettle

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Taurine Health Benefits
Taurine Health Benefits
Taurine is a non-essential amino acid that is involved in a variety of important functions, including helping to lower cholesterol levels, transporting critical nutrients in and out of cells, and promoting cellular growth and sperm motility.Read more about taurine
Testosterone Health Benefits
Testosterone Health Benefits
Testosterone is the main male sex hormone, and it performs critical roles in sexual function, libido, muscle growth, mood, male secondary sexual characteristics, and the overall health of the prostate gland, including prostate cancer.Read more about testosterone
Thiamine Health Benefits
Thiamine Health Benefits
Thiamin, also referred to as vitamin B1, plays an essential role in sleep, memory, regulation of appetite, and other bodily functions, and also has a role in prostate cancer.Read more about thiamin
Thuja Health Benefits
Thuja Health Benefits
The homeopathic remedy thuja is prescribed to treat a variety of prostate related symptoms and conditions, although no scientific research supports these treatment uses.Read more about thuja
Thyme Health Benefits
Thyme Health Benefits
Thyme is an herb with antiseptic properties that can make it useful in treating fungal infections, diarrhea, and other common ailments, while its essential oils may help fight prostate cancer.Read more about thyme
Tongkat Ali Health Benefits
Tongkat Ali Health Benefits
Tongkat ali is an herbal remedy with a long history among herbalists of use to boost the libido, improve sexual performance, and treat erectile dysfunction.Read more about tongkat ali
Tribulus Terrestris Health Benefits
Tribulus Terrestris Health Benefits
Tribulus terrestris, a traditional Indian and Chinese herbal remedy, is used to treat erectile dysfunction, infertility, and low libido, benefits that may be related to the ability of this herb to raise testosterone levels.Read more about tribulus terrestris
Turmeric Health Benefits
Turmeric Health Benefits
Turmeric, an herbal remedy that contains the active ingredient curcumin, has anti-inflammatory properties and has demonstrated an ability to fight prostate cancer as well as treat prostatitis.Read more about turmeric

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Uva Ursi Health Benefits
Uva Ursi Health Benefits
Uva ursi, anherbal remedy derived from an evergreen, has antibacterial components that are useful in the treatment of urinary tract infections, bronchitis, diarrhea, and dysentery.Read more about uva ursi

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Vitamin A Health Benefits
Vitamin A Health Benefits
Vitamin A is a potent antioxidant that is involved in many functions, including support of eye health, normal cell reproduction, stimulation of the immune system, and the formation of growth hormones, and it may have a role in prostate cancer as well.Read more about vitamin A
Vitamin B1
Vitamin B1
Vitamin B1, seeThiamin
Vitamin B12 Health Benefits
Vitamin B12 Health Benefits
Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, has an essential role in various metabolic processes, including the manufacture of DNA and RNA, and in maintaining healthy red blood cells and nerve cells, but high levels may increase the risk of prostate cancer.Read more about vitamin B12
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B5, seePantothenic acid
Vitamin B6 Health Benefits
Vitamin B6 Health Benefits
Vitamin B6 is a member of the B family of vitamins and as such is involved with energy production, normal brain development and function, and support of overall health.Read more about vitamin B6
Vitamin C Health Benefits
Vitamin C Health Benefits
Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that enhances the immune system, strengthens blood vessels, and is involved in the synthesis of connective tissue and collagen, while its role in prostate cancer is still uncertain.Read more about vitamin C
Vitamin D Health Benefits
Vitamin D Health Benefits
Vitamin D may be best known for improving bone health and nerve function, but it also plays a role in prostate cancer, BPH, and prostatitis.Read more about vitamin D
Vitamin E Health Benefits
Vitamin E Health Benefits
Vitamin E is an antioxidant that is involved in metabolism, enhancement of the immune system, and has demonstrated an ability to fight prostate cancer.Read more about vitamin E
Vitamin K Health Benefits
Vitamin K Health Benefits
Vitamin K, perhaps best known for its ability to help blood clot, also plays a significant role in bone health and may provide protection against the development of prostate cancer.Read more about vitamin K

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Wheat Grass Health Benefits
Wheat Grass Health Benefits
Wheat grass is a food and supplement that is rich in chlorophyll and a number of other nutrients that support prostate and overall health.Read more about wheat grass
White Tea Health Benefits
White Tea Health Benefits
White tea is the least processed form of all the teas from Camillia sinensis, and thus also the one with more catechins (antioxidants) than other forms of tea, which means it may have more anticancer abilities.Read more about white tea
Wild Oats
Wild Oats
Wild oats, seeAvena sativa
Willow Flower Herb Health Benefits
Willow Flower Herb Health Benefits
Willow flower herb is a plant that has demonstrated properties shown to be effective in treating prostatitis and BPH, including an ability to help reduce levels of DHT.Read more about willow flower herb

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Yohimbe Health Benefits
Yohimbe Health Benefits
Yohimbe is an African herbal remedy used to boost the libido and to treat erectile dysfunction, although it is not recommended for these purposes.Read more about yohimbe

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Zinc Health Benefits
Zinc Health Benefits
Zinc is a mineral that is often associated with prostate health because it is involved in sexual development and reproduction, but it also has a role in prostate cancer, BPH, and prostatitis. Read more about zinc


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