Table 2.

Prostate cancer–specific dietary recommendations and scoring criteria

Cases (n = 1,806)Controls (n = 12,005)
Dietary componentOperationalizationScore%%
CalciumCalcium intake <1,500 mg/day189.289.1
Calcium intake ≥1500 mg/day010.810.9
Tomato and tomato productsaTomato and products >10 servings/wk111.013.0
Tomato and products ≤10 servings/wk089.087.0
SeleniumSelenium intake ≥105 to ≤200 μg/day126.327.4
Selenium intake <105 or >200 μg/day073.772.6
  • aTomato products include tomato juice, tomato sauce, pizza, and baked beans.