Category Archives: Diet and Lifestyle

Clinical evidence for cancer prevention through diet

Findings from an Italian study published this month in the American Journal of Nutrition has demonstrated a clear link between the amount of phytochemical-rich polyphenols we eat and mortality from breast, pancreatic, throat, prostate and skin cancers. Phytochemicals are plant compounds, which give vegetables and fruit their pleasing colour, taste and aroma. Over 12 years,…
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Obesity and Cancer: New Moves in UK

Bad diet has recently overtaken smoking as the biggest single cause of the 40% of lifestyle linked avoidable illness the service treats. Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England has said.  He added: “Smoking still kills 80,000-plus people a year, smoking is still a huge problem. But it turns out that diet has edged ahead.”…
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Diet and Cancer

We have created a blog to bring you up-to-date with the latest thoughts on diet and cancer prevention - or risk.We try to keep abreast of the latest clinical trials involving diet and lifestyle. The problem with diet and its impact or influence on cancer risk, cancer prevention or even cure is that trials involving…
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Superfoods fight Prostate Cancer

Research findings have at last confirmed that a diet containing a handful of so-called 'superfoods' can defeat prostate cancer. The findings were presented to the annual conference of the American Society of Clinical Oncology on 3 June by Professor Robert Thomas, consultant oncologist at Addenbrooke Hospital, Cambridge. It involved 203 men with prostate cancer. It…
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