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    Exercise makes cancer less aggressive

    Moderate exercise makes cancer tumours less aggressive and even improves cancer treatments according to research from Kansas State University; it is not just oxygenating – exercise is a powerful anti-cancer drug. Brad Behnke, Professor of Exercise Physiology and fellow researchers have shown that moderate exercise on a regular basis helps to oxygenate tumours making them less aggressive and also more…

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    Cancer spread increases with higher bad ‘blood fat’ levels

    People don’t die of cancer, the die from metastases – it’s spread. And a number of cancers, like breast and prostate cancer seem aided in their spread by higher LDL (‘bad’ cholesterol) and triglyceride levels in the blood. Researchers in Spain have discovered ´why?´Not all cancer cells are equal. Certain types of cancer cells contain CD36, a receptor for fat…

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    Meta-study concludes Rainbow Diet lowers mortality and chronic illness

    Adherence to the colourful Mediterranean Diet, or Rainbow Diet, is associated with lowered mortality and a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, according to a 2008 Meta-analysis of over 1.5 million people. by scientists from different faculties at the University of Florence, Italy. The researchers concluded that even small changes in favour of the diet reduced…

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    9 major health benefits of olive oil

    Olive oil is a major contributor to health and a cornerstone of the colourful Mediterranean Diet, or the Rainbow Diet as we like to call it. The ‘healthiest’ olive oil is cold pressed olive oil, often called extra virgin olive oil. It is prepared from the first pressing of the olives and is completely natural and unrefined. Its benefits have been…

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    The health benefits of red wine

    We are asked about alcohol and health constantly. One study says that one to two glasses of red wine a day is good for you; another says it’s one to two glasses a week; another says that all alcohol is bad for you full stop. What’s the Truth? The French Paradox which, along with the Mediterranean Diet, is a contributor…

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    6 spices with strong health benefits

    Spices are widely used throughout the Mediterranean in cooking, reflecting a strong multi-cultural, and particularly an historical Arab influence. While the primary reason is to add taste and flavour many imbue colour to the Mediterranean Diet (or Rainbow Diet as we like to call it), and all have significant health benefits. Spices have been used to treat and cure a wide…

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    The health benefits of pulses

    Pulses, or legumes, are very important ingredients in the colourful Mediterranean diet, the Rainbow Diet, for a number of reasons. 1. Pulses help control blood glucose and blood lipid levels. They help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. 2. Pulses are high in phytoestrogen – they help block human oestrogen from receptor sites in hormonally-driven cancer. 3. Pulses…

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    Fasting boosts the immune system and aids cancer treatments

    Scientists at the University of Southern California led by Dr. Valter Longo have shown that fasting for as little as three days seems capable of regenerating the immune system; it is also known to cut glucose and insulin levels drastically and reduce blood cholesterol, while stopping cancer progression. During any period of fasting the team showed that weakened white cells…

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    Fundamental flaws in using a Ketogenic diet to fight cancer

    A Ketogenic Diet or Keto Diet, which sets out to starve cancer cells of their food by providing a high fat, low carbohydrate intake, may be popular but it is scientifically and practically flawed, with hardly any quality research showing it increases survival times. From both a scientific perspective AND from observing UK cancer patients using it, I suggest there…

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