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
Five key healthy lifestyle habits have been linked to a halving of stroke risk in women. The keys to preventing stroke are well within the reach of any person.Stroke is Australia's second biggest killer after coronary heart disease and is a leading cause of disability. It is also one disease where lifestyle plays a big role in changing a person's risk of having a stroke. … [Read more...] about Lifestyle keys to preventing stroke
For sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), newly published guidelines for managing IBS with diet support the use of several different approaches.Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder affecting between 5 and 15 percent of people. Symptoms of IBS include abdominal bloating, pain, flatulence, diarrhoea and altered bowel habits. The … [Read more...] about New guidelines for managing IBS with diet
Is the key to eating for good health written in our genes? Should it be our genes that dictate what we eat, rather than dietary guidelines? Welcome to the brave new world of nutrigenomics which attempts to answer these questions. Guest dietitian blogger and nutritional genomics expert Melissa Adamski outlines where science currently is at in this fascinating field and what … [Read more...] about The new world of nutrigenomics where genes dictate our diet
Diabetes is a major public health problem. Each day, 280 Australians will be diagnosed with diabetes with the total number of people in this country with either diabetes or a condition of pre-diabetes standing now at a staggering 3.2 million. Type 2 diabetes is by far the most common form of diabetes and is leading the world-wide explosion in this disease.There is much we … [Read more...] about How do the different dietary approaches for type 2 diabetes compare?