2015 Dec 28

Heart Disease and Cholesterol – Statins or Lifestyle?

By |2015-12-28T13:45:21-05:00December 28th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Heart disease is an extremely complex problem and the hope that it can be prevented or eliminated by simply reducing cholesterol appears unfounded. After twenty years we should accept the inconsistencies of the cholesterol hypothesis and refocus our efforts on the proven benefits of a healthy lifestyle incorporating a Mediterranean diet to prevent coronary heart disease. [...]

2015 Dec 27

Helping women to good health: breast cancer and lifestyle

By |2015-12-27T09:43:31-05:00December 27th, 2015|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Breast cancer (BC) remains one of the commonest cancers - 12.5% of women will be diagnosed with BC during her lifetime. There are strong links between environmental/lifestyle factors and breast cancer, suggesting that changing these factors may result in decreasing cancer risk. Evidence shows that in addition to genetic predisposition and estrogen exposure, a number [...]