On this special two-part episode of 100 Not Out we explore the impact of chronic disease on longevity. The statistical truth is that chronic disease in the modern advanced world is not enough to stop someone living a long-time. But even with all the medication and treatment in the world, chronic disease creates a tidal… Continue reading 100NO 516: Avoiding Chronic Disease Pt 1 including Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes & Dementia
This Week In Wellness residues of an antioxidant added to fish feed and linked to cancer has been shown to be in higher levels in Tasmanian farmed Salmon than were found in European studies before the European Union decided to ban the additive altogether, say experts who are calling for tighter regulations. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/oct/26/fish-feed-additive-banned-in-eu-found-in-tasmanian-salmon-at-concerning-levels-researchers-say
This Week In Wellness two new large studies across two countries published in the BMJ have shown that ultra-processed foods were linked to an increased risk of heart disease, colo-rectal cancers in men and early death in both men and women whilst another study presented at the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference has shown that… Continue reading TWIW 168: Ultra-processed foods linked to cancer, cognitive decline and early death
This Week In Wellness research published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology has shown that a cup of tea can contain up to 60 disinfection byproducts (DBP’s) including some with unknown health side effects. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/09/210915085847.htm https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.1c03419 This episode is brought to you by my FREE mentoring group Healthy Lifestyle Choices. For wellness information, inspiration… Continue reading TWIW 137: Could your cuppa be causing cancer or birth defects?
This Week In Wellness researchers from the University of Cincinnati are investigating whether helpful bacteria may be used to help break down and destroy cancers. The study, published in the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials looked at “solid cancers” such as those that affect the breast and prostate as these form a barrier around themselves of… Continue reading TWIW 133: Do you have tumour killing bacteria?
This Week In Wellness in yet another potential blow to Bayer (the acquirer of Monsanto) and their controversial weed killer Glyphosate a pilot study published in the journal Environmental Pollution has suggested that it may cause a 4.5 fold increase in the risk of breast cancer. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33714786/
This Week In Wellness higher mushroom consumption has been associated with a decreased risk of cancer according to a new study published in Advances in Nutrition. The systematic review and meta-analysis carried out by Penn State Cancer Institute examined 17 cancer studies, with the oldest dating right back to 1966 and a combined database of… Continue reading TWIW 105: Mushrooms may reduce cancer by 45%
This Week In Wellness The American Cancer Society Journal has published a study showing that street lamps and neon signs may increase your risk of thyroid cancer by 55%! In yet another example of people in the alternative medicine fields being ahead of the game (and ignored or worse ridiculed by conventional medicine) the link… Continue reading TWIW 98: Street lights may cause cancer
This Week In Wellness working outside has been shown to lower the risk of breast cancer for Danish women over the age of 50 by new research in the journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Whilst previous research has indicated that vitamin D levels in the blood were linked to reduced levels of breast cancers… Continue reading TWIW 97: Outdoor work lowers risk of breast cancer
This Week In Wellness a new review has found that e-cigarettes triple the chances of a non-smoker taking up regular cigarettes. Researchers from the Australian National University’s national centre for epidemiology and population health looked at 25 studies on e-cigarette use and smoking and found that every single one of them showed that e-smokers were… Continue reading TWIW 81: Vaping leads to smoking