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A focus on planetary health

A focus on planetary health

A focus on planetary health, 4th September 2022This week I am preparing my talk at the Doctors for Extinction Rebellion Festival of Resistance on September 11th 2022 The climate crisis is a health crisis and our food choices matter. Without addressing food production...

A Whole Food Plant-Based Approach for Migraine; A Case Series

A Whole Food Plant-Based Approach for Migraine; A Case Series

A Whole Food Plant-Based Approach for Migraine; A Case Series By Olga Morton, Mishkat Shehata, Nicole Gabbitas and Shireen KassamAbstract Migraine is a common headache disorder that adversely affects quality of life. It is usually considered a chronic lifelong...

Plant-based diets and bone health

Plant-based diets and bone health

Plant-based diets and bone health ​by Shireen KassamBone health needs special consideration on a plant-based diet. Bone health is an important consideration when consuming a plant-based diet. A healthy diet and lifestyle are fundamental for preventing osteoporosis...

The power of a plant-based lifestyle in managing migraines

The power of a plant-based lifestyle in managing migraines

The power of a plant-based lifestyle in managing migraines by Tania Shukla, final year medical student at the University of Edinburgh Connect on LinkedinImage by RitaE from PixabayIntroduction Even though it is, in effect, “all in their head”, migraine sufferers will...

Diet, lifestyle and brain health

Diet, lifestyle and brain health

Diet, lifestyle and brain healthBy Shireen Kassam Cognitive impairment refers to a decline in brain function, including forgetfulness, poor concentration and difficulty making decisions, which can then lead on to dementia. The most common types of dementia are...

The Health Benefits of Nuts and Seeds

The Health Benefits of Nuts and Seeds

The Health Benefits of Nuts and Seeds by Natalie Peckett, PhD student & 4th year medical studentNuts and seeds are often a fundamental part of a plant-based diet, typically incorporated as a non-animal source of protein and unsaturated fats. In addition to this,...

Diet and prostate cancer

Diet and prostate cancer

Diet and prostate cancerThe prostate is a walnut-sized gland that sits behind the bladder and in front of the rectum and secretes fluid into semen. Prostate cancer (PC) is the most common cancer in men in the UK. There are different stages of PC, all arising from a...

About Soya

About Soya

Yianjia lee, Fresh Tofu at the Market. Flikr.com. CCAbout Soya Dr Nitu Bajekal FRCOG Dip IBLM Consultant Gynaecologist and Women’s Health Expert Lifestyle Medicine Physiciannitubajekal.comAlso known as Glycine Max, the soya bean is a legume, first grown in China 3000...

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