Green tea, pomegranate

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Date Joined Aug 2010
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   Posted 1/10/2011 11:23 AM (GMT -6)   

Yes, V8.……. V-Fusion a drink in the markets is made with green tea and pomegranate juice. I just picked up a bottle. I cannot remember who makes the V8 series of drinks., remember memory is the second thing to go we all know what is the first thing to go! I guess soon all the prostate doctors will be in the unemployment line thanks to green tea and pomegranate juice.

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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 1/10/2011 12:08 PM (GMT -6)   
Campbell soup owns V-8
Age: 58, 56 dx, PSA: 7/07 5.8, 10/08 16.3
3rd Biopsy: 9/08 7 of 7 Positive, 40-90%, Gleason 4+3
open RP: 11/08, on catheters for 101 days
Path Rpt: Gleason 3+4, pT2c, 42g, 20% cancer, 1 pos marg
Incont & ED: None
Post Surgery PSA: 2/09 .05,5/09 .1, 6/09 .11. 8/09 .16
Post SRT PSA: 1/10 .12, 4/8 .04, 8/6 .06 11/10 Not taking it
Latest: 6 Corr Surgeries to Bladder Neck, SP Catheter since 10/1/9, SRT 39 Sess/72 gy ended 11/09, 21 Catheters, Ileal Conduit Surgery 9/23/10

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Date Joined Feb 2010
Total Posts : 264
   Posted 1/10/2011 5:50 PM (GMT -6)   
The V-8 juice actually has a relatively small amount of pomegranate juice. Apple juice is the main fruit juice in this product. PomWonderful is 100% pomegranate juice, as is Chadwick Bay. I am trying to avoid radiation, as my PSA post surgery has slowly climbed to .16. I originally started with the pomegranate juice and 2 Nature's Way pomegranate extract capsules, as well as 3 1200mg lecithin capsules per day. I have since added acai extract and 4-150mg green tea extract capsules per day. I also drink a couple glasses of acai-pomegranate green tea per day. Arizona Tea makes this. I think it was $3.50 for 30 tea bags. It tastes great iced, but it is hard to stomach hot. Here's a link to a couple articles on green tea and prostate cancer.

Age 46
PSA 10/09=4.60
Biopsy 12/09
Left side benign
Rt side 3of 4 cores positive, 70%
Initial Gleason 3+4
2nd Opinion Gleason 3+3
DaVinci surgery 2/16/10
Catheter removed 2/27/10
Post surgery PSA 5/10 <.05, 8/10 .12, 9/10 .12, 12/10 .16

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Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 2832
   Posted 1/10/2011 10:04 PM (GMT -6)   
I am still a fan of anti-oxidants - even though there are conflicting studies
- Lipton makes a nice Pomegranate- blueberry white tea - (nifty bag design - very sculptural) while Tetley has a pomegranate green tea
- am still enjoying my soy beverage ( not allowed to call it milk anymore)
-looking for a pomegranate juice in the area that is not so sugary... (finally on a strict diet - to lose 50#)
- and as others have stated before, positive thinking helps in the conquering of/ coping with, prostate cancer.
- may have to invest in some cashews and almonds the next time I go grocery shopping ....
Age: 55 - gay with spouse of 14 years, Steve
location: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
PSA: 10/06/09 - 3.86
Biopsy: 10/16/09- 6 of 12 cancerous samples, Gleason 7 (4+3)
Radical Prostatectomy: 11/18/09
Pathology: pT3a -Gleason 7 -extraprostatic extension -perineural invasion -prostate weight -34.1 gm
PSA: 04/08/10 -0.05 -Zero Club
PSA: 09/23/10 -0.05 -Zero Club
PSA: 03/12/11 - TBA
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