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    LDL not the issue in cardiovascular disease

    Dr Aseem Malhotra in his new book, ‘A Statin-Free Life – A revolutionary life plan for tackling heart disease – without the use of statins’ fits very closely with Chris Woollams original Rainbow Diet, written back in 2005.

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    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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    Smoking ban in UK to create smoke free generation

    British PM Rishi Sunak plans to raise the legal age of buying cigarettes by one year every year to stop a whole generation from smoking; he is planning a free vote in Parliament amongst MPs. Recognising that it’s hard to quit smoking once you have started, Sunak plans to ban sales of smoking products to anyone born after January 1st…

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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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    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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    Adherence to the Rainbow Diet helps prevent cardiovascular disease, Type-2 diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome

    The colourful Mediterranean Diet, or Rainbow Diet, has moderate to high evidence that it has a beneficial effect on type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome and obesity, according to a clinical-standard meta-analysis (1). What is Metabolic Syndrome? People with ‘Metabolic Syndrome’ have at least three of the following 5 conditions: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high triglycerides, low ‘good’…

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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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    Heart risk reduced by switching to Mediterranean diet

    Changing to a colourful Mediterranean diet, or a Rainbow Diet as we call it, with its emphasis on plant-based food like vegetables, olives, nuts and seeds, and fish, has been shown in a meta-analysis to reduce cardiovascular risk considerably. The Journal of the American Heart Association reports that simply switching one meat meal for a plant-based meal per week can…

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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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