Diet, lifestyle and prostate cancer

Diet, lifestyle and prostate cancer

Diet, lifestyle and prostate cancer Introduction The 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...
Healthy eating during the month of Ramadan

Healthy eating during the month of Ramadan

Healthy eating during the month of Ramadan Dr Shireen Kassam Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is a time when most muslims around the world will fast. No food or drink is consumed during the hours between sunrise and sunset. The length of the fast...
Plant-Based Eating for Older Adults

Plant-Based Eating for Older Adults

Plant-Based Eating for Older Adults By Sandra Hood, RD and Dr Shireen Kassam As more people adopt a plant-based diet (PBD), it is important to consider the nutritional adequacy for older adults, especially since people over 65 years of age represent nearly 20% of the...
Plant-based diets and bone health

Plant-based diets and bone health

Plant-based diets and bone health ​by Shireen Kassam Bone 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...