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Eat It To Beat It: superfood edamame

Posted at 9:24 AM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-09 13:22:18-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — September is prostate cancer awareness month.

The prostate cancer foundation says 30-percent of cancers are preventable through lifestyle changes, including eating better. Each day on Fox 4, we'll profile a superfood you can incorporate into your diet. The challenge is called the "Eat It To Beat It."

Today's superfood is edamame.

Edamame is a whole, immature soybean known to contain powerful anti-inflammatories.

Eating edamame can lower prostate-specific antigens. An elevated PSA can lead to prostate cancer.

You can eat edamame raw with a pinch of salt or mixed into a soup or salad.

To sign up for the "eat it to beat it" challenge, click here.

September Prostate Cancer Awareness Month