Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) – an answer?

Dr Paul Clayton 2005 In two cases, NutriShield customers had been referred to hospital about a year ago with Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). It’s a condition where the central part of the retina – the intense yellow spot called the macula – begins to degenerate. The macula contains the highest concentration of photoreceptors and … Read more

Prostate cancer – the dietary links

Dr Paul Clayton 2002 The American Cancer Society predicted that final figures for new prostate cancer patients in 2001 would exceed 198,100. Approximately 31,500 of those diagnosed would die of the disease, making it the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men. The benefits of screening and early detection (secondary prevention) in reducing the … Read more

Prostate Cancer – Vitamin D and Tomatoes cut risk

Dr Paul Clayton 2006 Vitamin D Vitamin D is already thought to protect against breast and colon cancer, but a new study at Harvard University has produced strong evidence that it may protect against prostate cancer as well. Dr Haojie Li and the Harvard team analysed blood samples from 1,029 men with prostate cancer, and … Read more

Brain health – Curry recommended

Dr Paul Clayton 2005 In India, the home of curry, there are very few cases of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) – a fact that has long puzzled researchers. Regular readers will know that the flavonoids in green tea probably protect against Alzheimer’s – and new research has found that flavonoids in the curry spice turmeric (known … Read more