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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...

Vegan diet and bone fractures

Vegan diet and bone fractures

Vegan diet and bone fractures Two studies have now reported an increased risk of fractures in people following a vegan diet. The first was a study published in November 2020 and was a new analysis from the EPIC-Oxford study, one of the longest running and largest...

Plant-based diet index

Plant-based diet index

Plant-based diet indexMuch of what we know about diet, nutrition and health comes from prospective cohort studies, which follow large groups of people, usually healthy at baseline, for a number of years and analyse associations between dietary intake and health...

Plant-based diets and risk of stroke

Plant-based diets and risk of stroke

Plant-based diets and risk of strokeThere are two types of stroke; haemorrhagic and ischaemic. The vast majority are ischaemic and share the same risk factors as ischaemic heart disease. Stroke represents a huge burden of disease globally. The Global Burden of...

Coconut oil is not heart healthy

Coconut oil is not heart healthy

Coconut oil is not heart healthy Highly successful Industry marketing has convinced many that coconut oil is a ‘health food’. This well conducted meta-analysis of 16 studies confirms this not to be true. Coconut oil consistently leads to an increase in blood...

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