Rainbow Diet

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    Food compass rankings miss how good foods help health

    Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, Joe Biden’s new Public Health nutrition advisor and a Tufts University ‘Health Professor’, has been part of a team that claims that processed, high sugar foods such as Lucky Charms, Sweet Potato Fries, chocolate almonds and Honey Nut Cheerios are healthier than lean, skinless chicken, a poached egg or whole grain foods. To quote: “The Tufts Food…

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    Junk food raises levels of depression and anxiety

    Consuming significant amounts of highly processed, high sugar foods, low fibre, refined oils, reconstituted meat products and empty calorie beverages impacts mental health, increasing the risk of both anxiety and depression. We all understand that we have been through an era of Junk food and fizzy soft drinks that made us ill. (Oh, that this were true! One study showed…

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    You can grow brain cells and be brighter, longer

    Healthy ageing and the production of new neurons in your Hippocampus is linked to exercise, and foods common in the Mediterranean Diet. It has long been thought that you could not grow new nerve or brain cells once you reached a certain age, and that issues such as depression may have led to irreversible damage. None of this now turns…

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    High-quality Rainbow diet reduces Covid risk

    People consuming the highest quality plant-based diet were around 10% less likely to develop COVID-19 than those with a poor diet, and 40% less likely to become severely ill and needing a hospital. Researchers from King’s College, London, Harvard Medical School, Harvard TH Chan, Lund University, Sweden and the Broad Institute amongst others co-ordinated a study on almost 600,000 people…

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  • What can I eat on the real Rainbow Diet?

    The real Rainbow diet, or colourful Mediterranean diet, is a natural, whole food diet that is supported by thousands of years of health and longevity. It’s core is olive oil; nuts and seeds, red wine and unpasteurized cheese; and sunshine, exercise, sleep and enjoyment with friends and family; it’s a Lifestyle not an eating regime. The real Rainbow Diet is not about…

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  • What is the Valter Longo Fasting-mimicking Diet (FMD)?

    The Fasting-mimicking Diet (FMD) is a 5-day per month protocol, where you typically consume 34-54% less calories than usual, by cutting protein levels and inducing beneficial hormone changes; it is essentially a low-cal Mediterranean Diet. The Fasting-Mimicking diet was originated by Professor Valter Longo stemming from his research at the University of Southern California Longevity Institute. By consuming a calorie…

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  • Low-cal Mediterranean diet rejuvenates the immune system

    Professor Valter Longo has shown that using a fast or a low-calorie Mediterranean Diet for five days a month improves the immune system, the response to vaccination, and reduces weight, fat levels, fasting blood sugar and blood pressure, encouraging longevity. In an old and damaged immune system, fasting encourages stem cell production of new white immune cells.  Professor Valter Longo,…

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  • Mediterranean diet as good as low calorie vegetarian diet for weight loss

    No difference was seen between a ‘no fish, no meat Vegetarian Diet’ (VD) and a Mediterranean Diet (MD) in terms of weight and fat loss, but the MD diet was better in terms of triglyceride and B-12 levels, and the VD lowered LDL cholesterol more. There are many articles about the benefits of a vegetarian or a vegan diet for…

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  • 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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