Dr. Loeb on the association between plant-based diets and prostate cancer risk

“We find that consuming more healthy, plant-based foods is associated with a lower risk of aggressive and lethal prostate cancer, and has many other health benefits, too,” says Stacy Loeb, MD, PhD, MSc.

In this episode, Urology Times® Assistant Editor Janelle Hart spoke with Stacy Loeb, MD, PhD, MSc. She discusses the benefits of plant-based diets given the promising findings of the prospective study, “Association of plant-based diet index with prostate cancer risk,” published recently in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Loeb is a professor in the departments of urology and population health at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York City, New York.