Cancer

Milk

Dairy

As part of my going more or less vegan over a year ago, I’m not now generally consuming milk or dairy products. I’m not obsessive, so don’t get worried if I see that a prepared food contains a tiny proportion of butter or other dairy product. But I don’t use liquid milk, and I don’t …

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Saw Palmetto

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer for men, and as I know people who have been affected, it does rather concentrate my mind. And it’s getting more common in the western world. A report from Prostate Cancer UK in January 2020 shows that: “New nationwide data shows the number of men dying from prostate …

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Cancer Holford

Say No to Cancer

“Say No to Cancer” was written by Patrick Holford, a nutritionist based in London, but with an international reputation. I read this book a couple of years ago, and it was the first time I’d come across a view of cancer that was to some extent evidence-based, yet not always in step with general medical …

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How Not to Die

How Not to Die

I’ve read several books on health in the last year, but perhaps the most important for me was “How Not To Die” by Dr Michael Greger. He addresses a whole range of diseases, including cancer, dementia, heart disease and strokes, gathering a mass of published evidence from medical trials. His conclusion is that it is …

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