Of all the claims made about ketogenic diets, it is ‘curing cancer’ that is the standout and most emotive one. In this blog post, I look at the evidence behind that claim.Thanks to earlier detection and much better treatment options, cancer today is more survivable than ever before. But we are still a long way from curing cancer across the board for all types of cancer … [Read more...] about Can keto cure cancer?
There is a credible link between drinking hot beverages such as tea and coffee and the risk of oesophageal cancer. For the first time, researchers have been able to answer the question of just how hot, is too hot?Cancer of the oesophagus kills over 500,000 people worldwide each year with most of these deaths in Asia, Africa and South America. In Australia, it claims over … [Read more...] about How hot is too hot for a drink?
Eating well is an important part of reducing a person’s risk of cancer. When it comes to dietary choices for people who have survived cancer, key themes surface showing that a healthy diet is just as important.Thanks though to earlier detection and improved treatments, more and more people are surviving a cancer diagnosis and going on to live long lives. Well-supported diet … [Read more...] about Diet clues to surviving cancer
In November of 2015, The World Health Organization released a report investigating how likely red meat and processed meats are to cause cancer. The Internet promptly exploded with headlines proclaiming ‘How your steak is giving you cancer’ and ‘Bacon is as bad for you as smoking’. Taking a step back from the attention-grabbing headlines, the real substance of the report was … [Read more...] about Keep calm and stop hatin’ on bacon
Don't believe the headline - broccoli is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. But as a case-study into how we can become needlessly fearful of eating many foods, I will show how by selectively citing some scientific research and blowing it all out of context, you can build a case for any food being 'toxic'. Even wholesome broccoli. Yes, broccoli is bad for you.If you … [Read more...] about Broccoli is bad for you, like, really toxic bad