Tag: Cancer

290. More Insight into Diet and Cancer

The Warburg Effect It is clear that diet plays a major role in the development of cancer and that a change in diet may sometimes play a part in treatments that are successful. Otto Warburg has proposed that cancer cells depend...

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289. Root Cause Analysis

Background Food safety is a serious business. If a company produces a food item that is subsequently found to have harmed those who consume it, this is very bad news. Customers lose faith and sales are likely to suffer. Even...

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284. Obsessed with Calories

Latest UK initiative on obesity We have just heard of yet another initiative by the UK Government to tackle obesity. A joint announcement by Public Health England (PHE) and the Department of Health states that the plan is to...

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259. Diabetes is a Flood of Sugar

A flooded house If you are unlucky enough to be flooded at home because of a burst water pipe, the first thing you would do is to locate the source and stop the water coming in as fast as possible. You would be absolutely...

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257. Evidence Based Medicine

Background Most people would assume that when a treatment or procedure is recommended that these are based on very sound research, which has demonstrated that they will be effective and that any risks of damage to health will be...

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242. Sugar: the Number One Threat

If I am asked “What is the first step to take to improve the nutritional quality of my diet?” my answer is that you should reduce sugar intake as much as possible. But this may prove to be very difficult. Lots of sugar First of...

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218.Should I take Statins?

I have lost count of the number of people who have been recommended to use statins but subsequently decided to stop taking them. There are two reasons normally used to justify these regimes, namely: You are at high risk of...

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