JasonShonBennett.com 257835 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com en-nz JasonShonBennett.com 30 Saturated fat has not been given the ‘all clear’ for heart disease - Part One http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566546 I wrote about this earlier in 2014 and the new study has not shown anything that would change my mind nor change the long-term myriad of research on this topic. 031, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566546 Vegetarian diets proven to produce fewer greenhouse gases and to increase longevity http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566472 “Throughout history, forced either by necessity or choice, large segments of the world’s population have thrived on plant-based diets. To our knowledge no studies [until this one] have yet used a single non-simulated data set to independently assess the climate change mitigation potential and actual health outcomes for the same dietary patterns” 031, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566472 The President of the American College of Cardiology now eats and recommends a plant-based wholefood diet - Part Two http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566210 Cardiologist Dr Kim A. Williams, MD, from Rush University in Chicago, and next President of the American College of Cardiology, is a great man. 031, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566210 The President of the American College of Cardiology now eats and recommends a plant-based wholefood diet - Part One http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566167 As the research and proof around plant-based wholefood diets being the best prevention for heart disease grows almost weekly, leaders across the cardiology world are changing their diets and the diets of their patients. 031, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566167 Living well is better for your heart than drugs, genetics or good luck - Part Two http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566140 How did diet, lifestyle, smoking, drinking and daily movement affect the heart of those followed for 20 years? 030, 26 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566140 Living well is better for your heart than drugs, genetics or good luck - Part One http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/565853 “What you do and how you live is going to have a larger impact on whether you are in ideal cardiovascular health than your genes or how you were raised” Dr Norrina Allen, preventive medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2010. 030, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/565853 The Ornish Prescription reverses heart disease http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/565709 I have seen many things in my time become accepted after they were ridiculed and laughed at; yoga, fasting, eating plants and meditation to name just a few. 030, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/565709 Heart damage can be reversed at any age shows new research http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/565430 Do not be fooled into thinking your only option is medication as this is not always the case. 030, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/565430 Obesity primes the colon for cancer http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/565124 Obesity directly causes changes in the gut that can lead to colorectal cancer. 030, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/565124 Cancer prevention and dietary choices http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564912 Cancer risk and treatment involves dietary changes away from the meat-heavy, sugar-rich, highly-processed and low-fibre modern diet. This much is proven. 030, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564912 Longevity again linked to a plant-based wholefood diet http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564675 This study found that the more vegetables you eat, the longer you live. 030, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564675 Costs of obesity crisis facing the British NHS are unsustainable http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564636 I keep bringing this up and it sounds like a strange and unbelievable thing to talk about but within 20 years many countries will go bankrupt due to the rising healthcare costs from preventable disease. We have to act now. 029, 19 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564636 Meat causing cancer shown in yet another mechanism in 2014 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564469 Another week goes by and another explanation comes along confirming the link between meat and cancer. 029, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564469 Fibre rich foods fight heart disease http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564274 Fibre only exists in fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, wholegrains and legumes – all plants. 029, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564274 Vegetarian diet linked to dramatically lower cancer risk http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564150 Yet again, a massive research project shows that eating less meat lowers your risk of preventable cancers. The authors write “In this British population, the risk of some cancers is lower in fish eaters and vegetarians than in meat eaters.” 029, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/564150 Hilarious bogus 'experts' claim processed meat is good for you (they work for The American Meat Institute...) http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/563585 I could not help laughing as I read this article. people claiming to be experts and 'independent' and offering health advice about meat, when they work for a PR company (with an impressive 'scientific' sounding name) designed to promote meat. 029, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/563585 I wonder why the public does not trust the tobacco industry... http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/563234 The first two studies proving that lung cancer was caused by cigarettes happened in 1932. The cigarette companies admitted it in 1992. Hmmm… 029, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/563234 Can diabetes be reversed on a plant-based diet? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/563137 Yes, I have seen it myself in members who work with us on thelifeplan. 029, 13 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/563137 Which heart disease diets genuinely work? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/562988 Cardiovascular diseases are the #1 killer in the world. It has been said that “Heart disease is a food borne illness”, so which diets really work for heart disease? 028, 12 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/562988 Red meat, dairy foods and saturated fats are still a high risk diet http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/562518 A great recent article here written from a common sense perspective and how one very debatable study does not maketh saturated fats safe. 028, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/562518 Sufficient compelling evidence to avoid alcohol, meat and dairy products - Part Two http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/562418 This very large review found five areas where there has been an accumulation of regular substantial evidence, patterns and links, between common foods and cancer incidence or prevention. 028, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/562418 Sufficient compelling evidence to avoid alcohol, meat and dairy products - Part One http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/562325 The review looking at data from the 2007 WCRF/AICR report, Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: A Global Perspective, and other reports since then, and has found there are many common things we do that cause cancer apart from just “smoking cigarettes”. 028, 9 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/562325 DRY JULY 'Alcohol and me' letters http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/562067 An eye-opening article from everyday people in The Irish Times. 028, 8 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/562067 DRY JULY Alcohol and sport and how the drinking culture affects youth health http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/561545 Here is another ripper of an article showing just how damaging alcohol is to children and how it has taken over our otherwise innocent enjoyment of sport. 028, 7 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/561545 DRY JULY Alcohol and sport - how did it come to this? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/561431 Yet another great article from The Sydney Morning Herald. This one asking; “Why is it that we cannot enjoy sport anymore without alcohol?” 028, 6 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/561431 DRY JULY Alcohol harms one in three non drinkers... http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/561399 Sadly, drinking alcohol is not a benign activity… 027, 5 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/561399 DRY JULY Irish study finds alcohol is sadly embedded right in the national identity http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/561176 The “normalisation” of alcohol by the big booze companies has won the ballet in Ireland. And the fallout on health and early death is catastrophic… 027, 4 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/561176 DRY JULY The earlier you drink, the more likely the risk of binge drinking risk http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560793 More research saying that if you do the trendy thing and introduce your kids to alcohol early on, in a “safe environment”, then they could be even more likely to suffer drinking problems later on. 027, 3 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560793 Alcohol weakens the heart and offers no cardiovascular benefits http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560569 Here we are again at Dry July. I love it. I was lucky enough to give up alcohol at age 18 after realizing that it really did not agree with me and I was only drinking because everyone else was drinking. it was one of the best decisions I ever made. 027, 2 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560569 Heart disease in China triples in 10 years due to the modern Western lifestyle http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560429 China once had the lowest heart disease rate in the world and the lowest obesity rate in the world. Not anymore. 027, 1 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560429 94 year old Dr Charles Eugster is an incredible World Champion inspiration http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560247 Work, diet and exercise key to longevity, says ‘fittest pensioner in the world’… 027, 30 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560247 Alcoholic parents boost suicide risk in teenage children by 85% http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560062 If you drink heavily then it is not just you who will be damaged. 027, 29 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560062 Risky drinking habits cited in 1-in-10 early US deaths http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560014 By the way, we in New Zealand and Australia have a far worse drinking culture than they do in the US. 026, 28 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/560014 Processed meat consumption doubles your risk of heart failure and death http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559939 Meat and cancer, meat and heart disease, meat and diabetes, the research just keeps on coming… 026, 27 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559939 Alcohol-related cancer incidence continues to rise http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559742 Sadly, most people just do not understand that drinking alcohol is a major cause of cancers – particularly liver and breast cancers. 026, 26 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559742 Pre-diabetes rate in England is now almost as high as the USA rate http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559555 Sadly, as the UK follows the American diet more and more into ‘takeaway-land’, the more overweight and unwell they become. 026, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559555 The sharp rise in cancers is caused by our lifestyle not our genetics, say experts http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559301 Eating too much food, poor quality foods and too much alcohol are prime key drivers of the surge in lifestyle cancers around the world. 026, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559301 Tobacco promotions in The Australian slammed by Medical Association http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559203 “The actions of the tobacco industry in manipulating statistics and engaging in dirty tricks marketing are deplorable – and should not be promoted or encouraged” says Professor Brian Owler. 026, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559203 Diabetes lowered through the 'healthy vegetarian Mediterranean diet http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559139 The bottom line was that eating a high plant diet, based around the healthy Mediterranean vegetarian patterns, was very beneficial for diabetics. 026, 22 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559139 Regular Intelligent Fasting may protect against diabetes http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559034 Type II diabetes can be treated, reversed and cured through diet and lifestyle changes. I have done it with people and seen it countless times. Regular Intelligent Fasting is a key part of the strategy where appropriate. 025, 21 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/559034 Having to breathe in smoke while eating out is unacceptable http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558940 Great research done here showing there is work to do to stop the offensive and disease-causing cigarette smoke from poisoning us non-smokers while we eat. 025, 20 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558940 Oats and porridge could protect against cancer and heart disease http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558890 I have raised all four of my children on the same three options for breakfast; soaked oats, porridge or cooked hulled millet. These are great foods! 025, 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558890 Alcohol kills one person every day now in Ireland http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558663 The World Health Organisation has released a “reality check” about how the Irish are getting along, given the National pastime is drinking… 025, 18 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558663 Sugar intake raises your risk of heart disease http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558460 We know that sugar is empty, nutritionally useless and completely unnecessary for health. The body makes all the glucose it needs from stored the glycogen from wholefoods such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, wholegrains and legumes. 025, 17 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558460 Meat increases stomach cancer risk by 17% says major study http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558339 The June 2014 issue of The Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology finds more bad news for meat eaters… 025, 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558339 Olive oil again linked to cardiovascular protection http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558215 The healthy Mediterranean diet certainly offers great advantages when followed correctly and completely. 025, 15 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558215 I love watching the Soccer World Cup but sadly... http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558151 The 2014 Soccer World Cup will be a festival of alcohol above everything else. 024, 14 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/558151 Meat again tied into breast cancer risk in another study http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557995 Another day goes by and another study linking eating meat to modern lifestyle cancers such as breast cancer. 024, 13 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557995 Fasting regenerates the immune system and protects the body from cancer damage http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557823 I have been teaching and practicing fasting for over 25 years now. Fasting transformed my health and this is more news showing just how powerful it is. 024, 12 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557823 Alcohol and what it did to me http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557674 This is an absolutely brilliant ‘break up letter’ written about our relationship with alcohol. 024, 11 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557674 Time to end the weight http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557422 There was a great article by Andrew Stone in The New Zealand Herald over the weekend. 024, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557422 Eating well with diabetes is the same as eating well without diabetes http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557312 Basically diabetes ‘diet and lifestyle advice’ should be no different from that for everyone. 024, 9 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557312 "Cancer is overwhelmingly linked to animal products" says leading scientist and self-cured cancer survivor http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557176 I have been rather outspoken about my opinion on breast cancer for many years. I see it as a modern lifestyle cancer – preventable and reversible in most cases, if you are willing to change. 024, 8 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557176 Alcohol-related deaths are not reported by the media in almost all cases, says research http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557058 This study as published in the journal Alcohol & Alcoholism, found that the reporting of alcohol-related deaths in the media is far lower than those who actually die in alcohol-related deaths. 023, 7 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/557058 Coca-Cola is helping to lower obesity...not http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556917 It’s a great thing that Coke is here to remind us that the obesity issue has absolutely nothing to do with their products and everything to do with exercise. 023, 6 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556917 Australia and New Zealand still getting bigger http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556745 Obesity is truly a pandemic in 2014. 023, 5 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556745 I predict NZ obesity rates will bankrupt the country within 20 years http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556653 Just 15% of people being well cannot pay for 85% of the healthcare costs… 023, 4 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556653 NZ obesity rates up again in 2014 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556521 Sadly, New Zealand obesity rates are up more than 80%, marking the biggest increase recorded in over 200 countries. 023, 3 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556521 Heart disease tied to protein intake and production http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556469 This new discovery as reported in The American Journal of Human Genetics, adds to scientific understanding of the causes of sudden cardiac death and of possible ways to prevent it. 023, 2 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556469 Cardiologists recommend plants to prevent and reverse heart disease for their patients http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556435 Cutting edge cardiologist Dr. Shane Williams recommends “basically eating plants” to prevent and reverse heart disease, and he is getting incredible results. 023, 1 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556435 Depression as deadly as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556370 People with mental health problems in Britain have the same life expectancy as the general population in North Korea and Bangladesh. 022, 31 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556370 Cancer and diet and lifestyle choices… http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556312 Another great summary here from the School of Public Health, UK. 022, 30 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556312 Plant-based wholefood diet again found to lower heart disease and improve weight loss http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556147 Eating more plants shown again to lower heart disease risk, and to effectively shed excess weight; safely and naturally. 022, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556147 Eating a vegetable rich diet when young gives a 40% lower risk of heart disease as you age http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555614 And many people still think that heart disease is genetic and there is nothing you can do about it. I have seen with hundreds of people I have worked with that this is not the case at all… 022, 28 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555614 Plant-based high fibre diet lowers your risk of prostate cancer http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556056 Another study showing the more plants you eat, the lower your risk of modern lifestyle cancers across the board. 022, 28 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/556056 Celebration Time http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555615 It's PARTY Time!! And to celebrate, I have lots of AMAZING prizes to give away!! Read on…. 022, 27 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555615 Depression risk and rates are lowered on a plant based wholefood diet http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555597 Eating more fresh fruits and vegetables protects mental health; while eating junk food invites depression 022, 25 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555597 111 year old Dr Alexander Imich is now the world's oldest man http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555416 Dr. Alexander Imich of New York City has been crowned the new world’s oldest living man by the Guinness Book of World Records. 021, 24 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555416 Obesity raises breast cancer death rate by a third http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555292 The trendy studies suggesting that 'obesity is benign and can be healthy, and does not cause damage' are factually incorrect and very misleading. 021, 23 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555292 Cancer in India has hit 1 million cases per year in 2014 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555103 As Western food takes a foothold in India, so do preventable cancer deaths. 021, 22 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555103 Change the diet and stop millions of people dying young http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555019 What would it take to lower the preventable death rate from cancer and heart disease? 021, 21 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/555019 Alcohol kills someone every 10 seconds now http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554858 By the time you have read this sentence, another 2 or 3 people have died. And it is getting worse, not better, all over the globe. 021, 20 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554858 Cancer has potential on off switch says new epigenetic research http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554722 Cancer has always been talked about as ‘genetic’ or ‘terribly bad luck’ however the more you research cancer initiation, progression and promotion, and the more you see the debris of epigenetic diet and lifestyle choices left behind… 021, 19 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554722 Vegetable Rich Diets = Lower Blood Pressure http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554520 What is the biggest cause of death for New Zealanders and the world? High blood pressure… 021, 18 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554520 Diabetes disaster in the UK up by a million in just seven years http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554363 Sadly, as predicted, the number of British adults with diabetes has hit 3.2 million, with a further 850,000 believed to have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes. 020, 17 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554363 Obesity in the UK now causing one in eight hospital admissions for women over 50 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554185 The Million Women Study by Oxford University shows clearly what the rampant embrace of the Standard American Diet is doing to the UK. 020, 16 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554185 Asthma and diet linked again http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554049 I cured my asthma through changing my diet and lifestyle. The scientific proof of what I did just keeps on coming. 020, 15 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/554049 NZ healthcare costs will bankrupt the country within 20 years, I predict http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/553924 I have spoken about this for a long time as it is a disaster that is almost guaranteed to bankrupt the country and many other countries around the world. 020, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/553924 Auckland out to combat alcohol-related harm http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/553686 Recognising the problems that alcohol causes society is the first step. Doing something about it is the second. 020, 13 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/553686 Preventable deaths could drop by 37 million if simple diet and lifestyle changes were made – Part 2 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/553274 This is the “delay or prevention” of more than 37 million deaths. 020, 12 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/553274 Preventable deaths could drop by 37 million if simple diet and lifestyle changes were made - Part 1 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/553234 Researchers from World Health Organisation (WHO) have just announced a rather staggering report on preventing death across the globe. 020, 11 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/553234 Bad cholesterol helps spread lifestyle cancers in the body – Part 2 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/553159 I have worked with so many people and have lowered their cholesterol levels through diet and lifestyle changes only. 019, 10 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/553159 Bad cholesterol helps spread lifestyle cancers in the body - Part 1 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/552883 A highly significant new discovery has shown yet another mechanism explaining why an animal-rich diet breeds cancer growth in the body. 019, 9 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/552883 Great writing here from an ex-alcoholic http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/552660 He has titled it "Letter to my friend alcohol; it's time we broke up" 019, 8 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/552660 Cancer Research UK updates the top ten causes of cancer http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/551860 In April 2014, Professor Max Parkin, backed by a vast scientific community of cancer experts, updated and published the landmark 91-page Cancer Research UK Report, outlining the latest evidence behind the preventable causes of cancers. 019, 7 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/551860 Eating meat associated with an increased risk of cancer, heart disease and early death http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/547316 Could we lower cancer and heart disease deaths just by eating less meat? Yes it seems to be exactly the case. 019, 6 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/547316 Meat increases heart disease through the high iron stores says new 2014 study http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546890 Yet another unique aspect to meat is the high concentrations of heme iron. This is very different to the non-heme iron in plant foods, such as leafy green vegetables. 019, 5 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546890 Meat doubles bowel cancer risk in one in three people http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546646 Given that we have the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world, this seems like something we should be paying attention to. 019, 4 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546646 Meat and animal protein linked to diabetes yet again in another massive study http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546592 The whole myth that “diabetes is all about carbohydrates” is simply not true. 018, 3 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546592 Diabetes and pre-diabetes now in 30% of the US population? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546532 Diabetes and pre-diabetes has nearly doubled over the past two decades. And it is still growing. 018, 2 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546532 Coca-Cola and their scientific role in obesity research... http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546434 Why is a company that makes its money of sugar-rich and synthetic-filled “beverages” funding obesity research? And we are supposed to take the findings seriously…? 018, 1 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546434 Smoking and fooling us once... http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546233 A great article called “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me”. 018, 30 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546233 When did alcohol become a part of everything we do? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546089 This is a really great recent article from The Huffington Post asking when the ‘normalisation’ of alcohol happened. 018, 29 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/546089 Alcohol can be sold super cheaply and be damned the health consequences to society http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545884 “Minimum pricing on alcohol will not get the green light” says Justice Minister Judith Collins. 018, 28 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545884 Alcohol marketing targeting women has public health researchers concerned http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545756 The booze barons now know that women are the prime target to grow their alcohol sales – and be damned about the health consequences. 018, 27 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545756 Alcohol industry complaints thrown out by judge http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545718 Good to see that common sense and science are beating down big business in some parts of the world. 017, 26 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545718 Alcohol in New Zealand in 2014 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545629 We have major problems with alcohol in New Zealand – right through all socioeconomic areas and geographical lines. 017, 25 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545629 Alcohol at the end of supermarket aisles is directly linked to higher sales http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545453 Researchers bust a marketing move and prove that “fizzy drinks and alcohol sell far more if displayed at the end of aisles”. 017, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545453 Alcohol supply directly breeds heavy drinking http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545215 What does this mean exactly? Basically the more alcohol outlets available in an area, the more people get heavily drunk. 017, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545215 Alcohol marketing to underage drinkers works very well thanks http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545116 This is just like cigarette companies who deny marketing to children, when the average starting age for 90% of smokers is just 14.6 years old. 017, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545116