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What does Lifestyle Medicine have to offer for Cancer?

What Does Lifestyle Medicine have to offer for Cancer? Did you know that simple Lifestyle Medicine interventions can change the outcome for people who have a diagnosis of cancer? Or that statistics in 2017 showed that 39.4% of people will receive a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime? In the UK, that is 1000 people aContinue reading “What does Lifestyle Medicine have to offer for Cancer?”

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Lifestyle as Medicine. What difference can it really make?

This week I met 2 ladies. Both patients in the same clinic, similar in age and ethnicity- and similar in that they both had complex long term conditions that included Type 2 Diabetes. First lady, the banker My first lady had a banking background. Maybe she would be good with numbers? She had severe obesity, weighing in at overContinue reading “Lifestyle as Medicine. What difference can it really make?”

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Chronic inflammation

Chronic inflammation has real detrimental effects on our health, linked to the development of heart disease, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and even cancer. So, what can be done about it? Inflammation is one of the body’s natural defense mechanisms. When your body gets attacked by a virus your immune system jumps in to save youContinue reading “Chronic inflammation”

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Eat more, weigh less

Complicated, restrictive diets have failed us. But there is another way. In this article, we look at how eating more of the right foods can support your weight-loss and your health. Many of us struggle with managing our weight in today’s world. In fact, 2 in 3 Americans are now considered overweight or obese. TwentyContinue reading “Eat more, weigh less”

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Disarming diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects millions people around the world. In this article, we will look at how diabetes affects the health of your whole body and how diet and exercise can control, prevent, and even reverse diabetes. Everyone knows about diabetes, right? This chronic disease has become a global pandemic, found inContinue reading “Disarming diabetes”

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How to grow old with vitality, not get old with disease

Sadly, the Coronavirus is not the only pandemic the world is dealing with. Millions of people suffer day to day with chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, diabetes and obesity. As a result, our “health” care system is often focused on “sick” care, not wellness and prevention. In this article we explore someContinue reading “How to grow old with vitality, not get old with disease”