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The New Year is always a time to take on some new healthy habits to improve health and well-being and our diet choice is the single most important predictor of health.
The scientific answer to this common nutrition question is simply no.
Prostate cancer (PC) is the most common cancer in men in the UK. So, what foods have been scientifically linked to an increased risk of P
The global food system connects a number of our global crises
There is clear evidence that shows that a combination of both is the best idea. But let’s look at some of the detail.
There seems to be an ongoing debate pitting ‘low carb high fat’ against ‘vegan’ (or plant-based) diet.
What is energy density and why is it important?
The simple answer to this question is a definite NO, and these are the reasons why.
We all wish to maintain a healthy brain throughout life, but sadly decline in brain function is all too common. A diet rich in plant foods is key to lowering the risk of dementia.
When following a plant-based diet, the absence of animal fats and cholesterol provide a great advantage to health. However, there are certain foods in a plant-based diet which contain high levels of saturated fat, which contributes to elevated LDL-cholesterol levels, commonly known as ‘bad’ cholesterol.
For 90% of people who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the condition is reversible. And largely in the control of the person themselves because it’s all about changing their lifestyle.
The two main things someone can do to prevent prediabetes from progressing to diabetes is to focus on their diet and exercise habits.
Several studies have demonstrated that vegans who do not supplement regularly are at risk of B12 deficiency. Therefore, supplementation is essential.
Most people consider a plant-based diet one where at least 85% of calories are derived from plant foods. There are numerous benefits to eating in this way and it is healthy and safe to do so at all stages of life
Concerns have been raised by two recent scientific publications on the risk of bone fractures in people following a vegan diet. Before dismissing these new findings, we should carefully assess the results and consider some important take home messages.
One of the most common misconceptions by those unfamiliar with plant-based nutrition, and also a common worry for those new to a vegan diet is that it is difficult to meet iron needs without consuming meat.
Soya is one of the healthiest foods to incorporate in a plant-based diet and in fact in any diet. Yet, there remains widespread confusion about its impact on health.
A whole food plant-based diet is a way of eating which not only eliminates all animal products, but focuses on natural, minimally processed plant foods
Zinc is a mineral essential to cell division, playing a key role in growth during pregnancy and from birth through to adolescence.
There are a growing number of companies claiming to be able to diagnose food intolerances by analysing your hair, or stool samples, or to tell you the composition of your gut microbiome and how you can improve it.
The immune system is critical to all aspects of our health. Although we think about good immunity in relation to our ability to fight infection, a healthy immune system is actually crucial for the prevention of most chronic illnesses.
Infertility affects a significant number of individuals and couples trying to conceive, with rates in the UK and the developed world rising. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines infertility as ‘a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular, unprotected sexual intercourse.’
The most common question those following a plant-based diet are asked is ‘where do you get your protein from?’ And the simple answer is ‘everywhere!’