Should I worry about eating too much soy?

Should I worry about eating too much soy? There is an impression that soy could be a hormone disrupter because it contains plant-based oestrogens called isoflavones. Since soya is used in so many of the new meat substitute foods – from vege-burgers to vege-sausages to vegan ready meals – it’s a legitimate question to ask. … Read more

10 top cancer-protective foods

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10 Top Cancer-Protective Foods Cancer is rightly the most feared disease. Yes, there have been advances in early diagnosis, but once cancer is established, so many of even the modern drugs do little more than extend life by months. So risk reduction and prevention should be top of everyone’s priorities. Keeping active is crucial. So … Read more

Plant flavonoids help prevent cancer and heart disease

Study reveals powerful health-protective fruit and vegetable nutrients One obvious way to live healthier for longer is to avoid heart disease and cancer. The Edith Cowan University in Australia just issued an analysis of the diets of more than 53,000 Danish people over a 23-year period. They found that people who regularly ate foods rich … Read more

How Vitamin D cuts the risk of cancer

Health Benefits of Vitamin D As you’ll know, the NHS recommends that we all supplement with vitamin D – specifically vitamin D3 – in the winter to help boost our immune system against colds and flu. But there is another very important reason to take extra vitamin D. Vitamin D is a vital factor in … Read more