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  • Rainbow Diet

    The importance of pulses in the Mediterranean Diet

    Pulses, orĀ legumes, (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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    Fundamental flaws in using a Ketogenic diet to fight cancer

    Chris Woollams with Professor Thomas Seyfried The Ketogenic Diet or Keto Diet is fundamentally flawed; it cannot restrict glutamine and glutamate as is claimed, its high blood fat levels risk spreading cancer; and restricting carbs can impair the microbiome and immune response.Ā  The Ketogenic Diet is a great fad, with tens of thousands of people using it. If you use…

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