100NO 568: Vegan v Carnivore? Is ‘Food Scare’ eating you alive?

Now more than ever, there is a litany of conflicting views when it comes to health, in particular what to put on your plate. Will that skinless chicken breast I ate for lunch give me diabetes? Will I become an addict if I eat animal protein? Can I ever eat meat again if I identify… Continue reading 100NO 568: Vegan v Carnivore? Is ‘Food Scare’ eating you alive?

TWIW 222: The vegan twin may have less heart disease risk

This Week In Wellness a study of 22 pairs of identical twins by Stanford Medicine researchers has found that a vegan diet may improve cardiovascular health in as little as eight weeks. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2023/11/231130113042.htm https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2812392

100NO 553: Breaking diet rules | To eat meat or go vegan | Inside Sardinia & Ikaria diets

Part 2 of Dr Damian Kristof’s recent presentation at our 100 Not Out Longevity Evening focuses on breaking the rules that we often get indoctrinated with. From honey and seed oils, to animal protein and vegan diets, Damo takes you in to the longevity hotspots of Ikaria and Sardinia to explore what they eat, why… Continue reading 100NO 553: Breaking diet rules | To eat meat or go vegan | Inside Sardinia & Ikaria diets

100NO 536: Vegan diet, Carnivore diet, The Price of Food & The Fountain of Youth with Thea Parikos

The vegan diet continues to rise in popularity, and so it becomes a topic of conversation here in Ikaria with Thea Parikos. What does she think about an exclusive plant-based diet? How do residents on the Blue Zone of Ikaria approach animal protein? What role does home grown, organic, seasonal and local have on the… Continue reading 100NO 536: Vegan diet, Carnivore diet, The Price of Food & The Fountain of Youth with Thea Parikos

TWIW 163: Wild Bison released to tackle climate change in UK

This Week In Wellness as the UK experiences some of its hottest weather on record, two leading conservation charities are releasing bison back into the wild for the first time in thousands of years in a bit to help tackle the climate crisis. https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/news/bison-released-tackle-climate-change

TWIW 143: Eating meat extends lifespan

This Week In Wellness a landmark Adelaide Uni study has shown that meat consumption leads to increased life expectancy despite what they describe as “research that has thrown a negative spotlight on meat consumption in the human diet,” https://www.adelaide.edu.au/newsroom/news/list/2022/02/22/meat-eating-extends-human-life-expectancy-worldwide https://www.dovepress.com/total-meat-intake-is-associated-with-life-expectancy-a-cross-sectional-peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-IJGM

TWIW 136: DHA may help prevent autism and schizophrenia

This episode is brought to you by my Exercising Resilience mentoring program. For the first time this year Exercising Resilience is open to new members. Head to exercisingresilience.com to get personally mentored by me for free for the first month. This Week In Wellness getting enough DHA during pregnancy may help prevent maternal stress on… Continue reading TWIW 136: DHA may help prevent autism and schizophrenia

TWIW 115: Fake meat and meat are not nutritionally equivalent

This Week In Wellness researchers from Duke University have taken a deep dive into the metabolomics of meat and so called “near meat” showing that not surprisingly they are as different as plants and animals. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/07/210706153026.htm

TWIW 106: DHA may help guard against autism and schizophrenia

This Week In Wellness Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders have discovered a potential role of DHA (docosahexanoic acid) in guarding against the impact of maternal stress (linked to neurodevelopmental disorders) on unborn males during early development. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/03/210324113405.htm https://bsd.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13293-020-00356-x Grab a ticket… Continue reading TWIW 106: DHA may help guard against autism and schizophrenia

TWIW 105: Mushrooms may reduce cancer by 45%

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%