• Chris Woollams Health Watchicon magazine, cancer, Integrative cancer treatment, magazine, CANCERactive

    Metabolic Syndrome | Chris Woollams Health Watch

    People with ‘Metabolic Syndrome’ have at least three of the following five conditions: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high triglycerides, low ‘good’ HDL cholesterol and higher abdominal fat and/or obesity.

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  • CANCERactive

    Off-label drugs shown to increase colorectal cancer survival

    After reviewing survival outcomes of almost 14,000 patients with colorectal cancer, those who were taking blood pressure drugs, ACE inhibitors, beta blockers and thiazide diuretics all had increased survival and lowered mortality. Colorectal cancer is booming! This year there will be more than 100,000 new cases of colon cancer and almost 50,000 cases of rectal cancer in the USA. It…

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  • CANCERactiveMaking more time for PPs

    Making more time for PPs

    Over the past 20 months, CANCERactive patients have told you on video about how Personal Programmes have helped them beat cancer.  And we’ve brought you other Interviews on vitamin D, alternative therapies, oestrogen, all just to help you live a longer, healthier life. For example, we made (or are hoping to make) Sunday Show Interviews with: Joy Parsons – TNBC, Lowell Kile – Colorectal Cancer, Mark Giddings – Prostate…

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  • CANCERactiveIP-6 can starve brain tumours

    IP-6 can starve brain tumours

    IP-6, inositol hexaphosphate, a natural compound from fibre has been shown to both restrict iron in brain cancer cells and reactivate essential cancer-blocking messages, in effect starving the cancer and promoting its suppression. Research scientists led by Professor Silvia Marino from the Brain Tumour Research Centre at Queen Mary University of London have shown they can starve brain cancer of…

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  • CANCERactiveCancer drivers are NOT found in DNA

    Cancer drivers are NOT found in DNA

    Two new studies have revealed that not only are there no newly developed ‘mutations’ in DNA causing cancer formation; but also where there is an inherited mutation, it does not reduce cancer survival times; if anything people with an inherited mutation survive longer! First, researchers from Sloan Kettering have found that cancer does not derive from new mutations in your DNA – there is not…

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  • Rainbow Diet

    Health juice 1 – Mediterranean Diet Green Juice

    Our Rainbow Diet green juice has a number of excellent health benefits – antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, heart protective and anti-cancer, for starters. It is pure plant-based nourishment, packed with soluble fibre – the kind your gut bacteria like – minerals, vitamins and glutathione to boost oxygenation. Key green juice ingredients –  Kale – One of the most nutrient-dense plant foods; cut…

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    Gut microbiome study links Rainbow Diet foods to good health

    Certain foods, like olive oil, oily fish, red wine, nuts and seeds, vegetables, fruits and pulses (legumes), consistently promote human health because new research shows they increase numbers of helpful bacteria producing anti-inflammatory and beneficial compounds. These foods are commonplace in the colourful Mediterranean diet. These foods can correct and protect. Is the wonderful diet you are eating for your…

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  • Rainbow DietHealth, benefits, walnut, Mediterranean diet, cholesterol, blood pressure, DNA, cancer, nuts, fibre

    Major health benefits of walnut consumption

    Walnuts are an important part of the Mediterranean diet and have been shown to improve heart health, lower ‘bad’ cholesterol and blood pressure, improve mental function and even alter the DNA in cancer patients. Not all nuts were created equal. Walnuts are bundles of health. Consuming just 7 walnuts provides 2 gm of fibre and 4 gm of protein along…

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    The High Fibre Rainbow Diet

    The high fibre Mediterranean diet contains good levels of both soluble and insoluble fibres, providing health benefits in diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, dementia; and in carbohydrate and cholesterol management; all thanks to your gut bacteria. When people hear that a diet is high in fibre, they simply assume that means it keeps you regular. Many people…

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    The Mediterranean diet and heathier ageing in women

    Greater adherence to the Mediterranean Diet in mid-life results in a 46% increase in healthier ageing amongst women in terms of reaching 70 years of age and being free of chronic illness. Analysing the dietary data of 10,670 women in the Boston Nurses Study, using dietary data from both 1984 and 1986, those women who adhered most closely to the…

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