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

    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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  • Chris Woollams Health WatchStroke, heart, attack, atherosclerosis, cholesterol, calcium, plaque, TIA, sugar, insulin, aortic, stenosis, Vitamin, K2, Berberine, Fish oils, Boswellia, Frankincense

    Stroke and heart attack – can you reverse atherosclerosis?

    We examine research on ways ‘experts’ claim you can reverse atherosclerosis, the build-up of plaque in your arteries, leading to heart attack and stroke. How inflammation, cholesterol, and calcium cause a stroke Atherosclerosis, which comes from the Greek and means ‘paste hardness’, is the term used for ‘hardening of the arteries’, a slow, lengthy process originated and maintained by inflammation.…

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  • Rainbow Diet

    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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  • 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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  • Rainbow Diet

    The Mediterranean Diet, fibre and cardiovascular risk

    The colourful Mediterranean Diet, or Rainbow Diet, is a naturally high fibre diet – both soluble and insoluble – linked with lowered blood pressure, blood glucose and lowered cholesterol and a reduced risk of metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. According to the American College of Cardiology and new research (1) presented at their 2019 Annual Conference, patients with…

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  • Rainbow Diet

    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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  • Rainbow Diet

    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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  • Rainbow Diet

    What is healthy fibre?

    There are two types of healthy fibre: soluble fibre, which feeds your helpful gut bacteria and makes compounds to help you live a healthier life, and insoluble fibre which helps clear waste from the gut. Here are examples of fibre, and benefits. Dietary fibre – essential for health Dietary fibre (also called roughage) is the part of your food that…

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  • Health issuesThe Rainbow diet, cancer, treatments, Scientists, University of Southern California, Dr. Valter Longo, Glucose, Insulin, cholesterol, Side-effects, drugs, chemotherapy, Tanya Dorff, Professor, Clinical Medicine, UCS Norris Cancer Center, Oncologist, sugar, IGF-1, Ketogenic Diet

    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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