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  • Rainbow Diet

    The importance of pulses in the Mediterranean Diet

    Pulses, or┬álegumes, (lentils, beans, peas) are key ingredients in the Mediterranean diet. They help control blood glucose and blood lipid levels; reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and hormonally-driven cancers; are high in soluble fibre promoting the gut microbiome and the immune system, and they are a wonderful store of protein. Pulses are often termed the ‘cornerstone’ of the Rainbow…

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    To lower liver fat choose the Mediterranean diet

    A Mediterranean diet reduces hepatic fat more than a low-fat diet, improving the health and fat content of the liver above and beyond visceral fat changes. A colourful Mediterranean diet (a Rainbow Diet) is certainly not low fat; it contains high levels of unsaturated fat from extra virgin olive oil and nut oils such as walnut oil. It also contains…

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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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