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  • Rainbow Diet

    Meta-study shows high fat Rainbow Diet reduces risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease

    A meta-analysis of 56 unique studies, reviewed by Hanna E. Bloomfield, MD, MPH, from the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minnesota and colleagues has shown that the high ‘good’ fat content of the colourful Mediterranean Diet, was associated with a reduction of breast cancer risk (57%) and colorectal cancer risk (9%), a reduction in diabetes risk (30%) and a reduction…

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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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  • Health issues

    Tomatoes linked to lower prostate cancer risk (yet again!!)

    Eating 12 helpings of tomatoes per week, especially cooked tomatoes, provides  lycopene, an antioxidant that blocks the prostate cancer cell’s ability to burn glutamate, can attack cancer stem cells and cut blood fats, providing an 18% reduction of prostate cancer risk.  Tomatoes are a fundamental food in the colourful Mediterranean Diet – the Rainbow Diet. Researchers at Oxford, Cambridge and…

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  • Articles

    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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