Protein and legume intake and prostate cancer mortality in Puerto Rican men.

@article{GarcaPalmieri2007ProteinAL,
  title={Protein and legume intake and prostate cancer mortality in Puerto Rican men.},
  author={Mario R. Garc{\'i}a-Palmieri and Nayda R Figueroa and Daniel L Mcgee and Mark Anthony Messina and Jo L Freudenheim and Carlos Juan Crespo},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={
          146-52
        }
}
Prostate cancer is the number 1 cancer killer among Puerto Rican (PR) men. Plant foods have been inversely associated with prostate cancer. Legumes play a significant role in the PR diet; consumption of legumes in PR (14 lb/capita) was double that of the United States (7 lb/capita). We examined dietary protein consumption (from baseline 24-h dietary recalls) and prostate cancer mortality in the PR Heart Health Program, a cohort study of 9,824 men aged 35-79 years at baseline (1964) with follow… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 11 CITATIONS

Progress in research of nutrition and life expectancy.

Xiao Ying Zheng, You Li Han, +3 authors Gong Chen
  • Biomedical and environmental sciences : BES
  • 2014
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 32 REFERENCES

Meat consumption among Black and White men and risk of prostate cancer in the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort.

Carmen Rodriguez, Marjorie L McCullough, +5 authors Eugenia Elaine Calle
  • Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
  • 2006

Role of diet in prostate cancer development and progression.

  • Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • 2005
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…