JasonShonBennett.com 257835 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com en-nz JasonShonBennett.com 30 Green vegetables assist in serious disease prevention http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593140 We have all been told to “eat your greens”, and we know inherently that this is true and important, while science keeps on proving it, over and over again. 006, 3 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593140 Depression again linked to low fruit intake http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593139 Depression is the #1 cause of disability in the world and so much of it is triggered by diet and lifestyle choices. 006, 2 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593139 Plant-based diet with low/zero alcohol shown again to lower cancer risk http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593138 This mixture of ‘lots of plants and low/zero alcohol’ is something I have preached and practiced for decades and it works. 006, 1 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593138 Environment more powerful than your genetics in shaping your immune system http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593137 I give a seminar titled “You are Not your Genetics” and it often has people left speechless. 005, 31 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593137 The healthy Mediterranean diet stops you counting calories http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593135 I have written on the healthy Mediterranean diet many times here, as well as very thoroughly in my book Eat Less, Live Long. The research just keeps coming… 005, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593135 Alcohol in Australia 2015 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593028 Alcohol damage is ravaging Australia more than almost everywhere else and it is getting worse every year. 005, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/593028 Alcohol blackouts now common in teenagers http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591596 Almost 75% of UK teenagers have blacked out due to alcohol by the time they hit 19. 004, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591596 Australia has a major alcohol problem http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591595 I have talked about this many times but it does seem to be getting worse not better. 004, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591595 104 year old Dody Patterson eats fruits, vegetables and nuts... http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591594 Dody Patterson was born in 1910 and she says “I feel wonderful.” 004, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591594 103 year old Dr. Ephraim Engleman "will never retire..." http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591593 This is another self-expressed and super-healthy, extraordinary human being, paving the way for the rest of us. 004, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591593 100 year old Cardiologist Dr Ellsworth Wareham is a plant-eater http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591592 I love stories like these as they are rarely reported though widespread. 004, 18 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591592 Prostate cancer and diet and lifestyle choices http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591590 Even mainstream researchers are now linking prostate cancer risk to the modern diet and lifestyle. 003, 17 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591590 NZ call for ban on alcohol advertising at sport events - yes please http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591588 The more exposure young people have to alcohol advertising, the more they drink, it is that simple. 003, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/591588 Live longer like a lizard? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590990 A funny wee story about how plant-eating reptiles outlive meat-eating reptiles. 003, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590990 Fasting and naturopathy can cure without medicines http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590989 For those who have read my first book Eat Less, Live Long, you will know that I am a huge fan of seeing a good naturopath (like the JSB Naturopath!) and fasting. 003, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590989 Deaths from high blood pressure continue to rise http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590988 High blood pressure is the #1 cause of heart disease but is preventable and reversible through diet. 003, 13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590988 A prescription for a plant based diet can help reverse diabetes http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590987 Here is another huge study confirming the power that plant-based diets can have on treating and reversing diabetes. 003, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590987 Exercise is not the cure all for type II diabetes http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590986 Diet is the fundamental most important factor in managing diabetes. 003, 11 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590986 The fourth leading cause of death in NZ is COPD http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590985 Just like asthma, this is a disease that could be immediately and radically reduced, yet it is the 4th leading cause of death for Kiwis. 002, 10 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590985 Breast cancer patients remove healthy breasts even as doctors advise restraint http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590984 This is the “Angeline Jolie” effect and it is highly debatable with many experts questioning the reliability and results. 002, 9 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590984 Eating at home means eating less overall http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590835 The biggest fundamental shift to our eating patterns over the last 50 years (apart from changing to the meat-heavy, sugar-rich, highly-processed and low-fibre diet), is the fact that we eat outside of home so often now. 002, 8 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590835 Obesity global costs hit $2 trillion a year http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590723 Which part of the above statement is worse news? The fact that so much money that could be genuinely feeding the starving, is now spent treating the overfed, or the future levels of health problems that are on the way? 002, 7 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/590723 Read food labels or end up eating things you cannot even spell http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587488 Why are nutrition labels not honest and complete? 050, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587488 Green tea lowers blood pressure (the opposite of coffee) http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587486 If you want healthy beverages, than you have water; closely followed by green tea. 050, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587486 Flavonoids found to lower ovarian cancer risk http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587485 This is not surprising given that flavonoids are high in a plant-based wholefood diet. 050, 9 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587485 Alcohol and cigarettes heading towards 10% of our weekly spending http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587484 Every three years Statistics NZ updates the national shopping list to show us what we are spending money on. 050, 8 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587484 Saturated fat swap with linoleic oil shown to lower heart disease risk http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587482 Another massive research project update showing that saturated fat is not quite the health food that it is currently being advertised as… 050, 7 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587482 Second-hand smoke causes weight gain in innocent non-smokers http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587481 The myth that smoking keeps you skinny is completely false, and on top of that, it contributes to non-smoking bystanders also putting on weight. 049, 6 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587481 Plant-based wholefood diet shown again to be best for weight loss http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587480 Interestingly this study found that the plant-based diet was still the most effective for weight loss – regardless of carbohydrate intake. 049, 5 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/587480 NZ experts slam the low carb high fat diets http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586615 “They will do nothing to counter New Zealand’s growing obesity epidemic” says Professor Jim Mann. 049, 4 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586615 Diabetes directly linked to local fast-food outlets http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586603 The more takeaway outlets in an area, the higher the rates of disease. 049, 3 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586603 Vegetables to local kids from prison gardens is just superb http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586595 A heart-warming story from the Waikato. 049, 2 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586595 Four simple lifestyle changes may prevent up to 80% of heart failure http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586586 This Finnish national population-based study of 18,346 men and 19,729 women as followed for a median of 14.1 years, found that four simple diet and lifestyle changes lowered risk of heart failure by 40%-81%. 049, 1 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586586 Heart failure protection on a plant-based wholefood diet http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586584 Scientists have discovered “chemicals found in everyday fruits could minimise organ damage after heart attack and stroke”. 049, 30 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586584 Heart failure among meat eaters through changes in gut bacteria confirmed in 2014 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586579 Here is another study backing up the ground-breaking research from 2013 on how meat changes your gut bacteria into TMAO. 048, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586579 When the heading to an article is the exact opposite of what the article actually says... http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586576 The heading to an article in a UK paper on October 23, 2014, read as follows; “Britain’s oldest gym buff who turned 100 credits yoga and champagne with longevity” 048, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/586576 New "Coke Life" just another can con http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585536 The problems with the new "green healthy" Coke are many. 048, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585536 Asthma and heart disease linked again in 2014 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585524 I talk a great deal about how we can prevent and treat heart disease and asthma through diet and lifestyle changes with science confirming the same thing. 048, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585524 Gut bacteria and genetics are completely interlinked http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585523 Another example of what I call “controlling your genetic expression”. 048, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585523 Supercentenarian longevity is shown again to be 'not genetic' http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585521 Most people believe (as the media has told them), that living a long healthy life is luck, “good genes” and beyond the reach of normal folk. Not so true. 048, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585521 New Zealanders snack food choices not so good right now... http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585520 The Nielsen Company released research in November looking at the snack choices of New Zealanders. 048, 23 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585520 Cigarette smokers in Australia now support plain packaging http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585519 When the idea of plain packaging for cigarettes was first suggested, people protested and said they did not agree with it – especially smokers. Now this has changed. 047, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585519 Australian-born parents more likely to supply their teens with alcohol http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585411 Sadly, the message around “kids should not drink until they are 18-21” seems to be lost on Australian and New Zealand parents. 047, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/585411 Alcohol blamed for 40% rise in UK liver disease deaths in 12 years - Part Two http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584478 Alcohol intake is what has caused the rapid, shocking and preventable” increase in death rates. 047, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584478 Alcohol blamed for 40% rise in UK liver disease deaths in 12 years - Part One http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584476 This is not just happening in the UK but right here in NZ and Australia as well. 047, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584476 Obesity linked to accelerated liver aging http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584475 We know that obesity is directly linked to high blood pressure, heart disease, type II diabetes and many lifestyle cancers. Now the link to rapid liver aging has been revealed. 047, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584475 Heart attacks are mostly non-genetic, preventable and about diet and lifestyle choices http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584470 You may think heart attacks runs in the family but actually it is diet and lifestyle choices that run in families. 047, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584470 Saturated fats raise heart disease risk in lean people gaining weight http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584446 The long term research just keeps on coming and it is not all sexy “saturated fats are good for your heart” news… 047, 16 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584446 Limiting saturated fats can "improve lipid profile" http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584444 This means your body fats mix is improved and your blood quality is improved. 046, 15 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/584444 Breast Cancer WCRF 2014 Update http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582888 The “World Cancer Research Fund International ‘Continuous Update Project Report: Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Breast Cancer Survivors 2014’” has given us some fantastic advice. 046, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582888 Breast cancer survival increased by healthy lifestyle and eating plants http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582874 This large research project from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) confirmed how a plant-based diet and a healthy lifestyle lowers breast cancer incidence. 046, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582874 The American Institute for Cancer Research talks food http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582862 “Foods that Fight Cancer” is an article from the October 15, 2014 issue of AICR’s Cancer Research Update. 046, 10 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582862 Food companies should be sued for the costs of the obesity epidemic http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582861 This is a great article by William Anderson, MA, Licensed Mental Health Counsellor, Weight Loss Expert, and Author of “The Anderson Method”, putting the blame squarely where it belongs – just as it was for the cigarette companies. 046, 9 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582861 Smoking causes more problems than we thought; what a surprise http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582858 Researchers have announced that adults in the United States have suffered about 14 million big medical conditions directly connected to smoking. 045, 8 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582858 Red meat again found to be linked to breast cancer in women http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582857 This British Medical Journal found that “Higher red meat intake in early adulthood may be a risk factor for breast cancer, and replacing red meat with a combination of legumes, poultry, nuts and fish may reduce the risk of breast cancer”. 045, 7 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/582857 Red meat consumption raises breast cancer risk http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581923 Another massive study find that the more red meat you eat, the higher your risk of breast cancer. 045, 6 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581923 Gout and diabetes linked through diet and lifestyle choices http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581922 This U.K. population-based study found “an independent association between gout and subsequent development of diabetes”. 045, 5 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581922 Just five alcoholic drinks a week can reduce sperm quality and quantity http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581921 The manlier you are, the more you drink, goes the cliché, except I thought manliness was connected with his incredible ability to procreate…? 045, 4 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581921 Roman Gladiators ate a plant-based wholefood diet http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581920 This kind of research has surfaced before but interesting to see it again and with such thorough investigation behind it. 045, 3 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581920 Heart failure immediately reversed by olive oil? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581919 The studies on olive oil are very conclusive; it is very good for heart health. 045, 2 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581919 Saturated fat not the panacea after all... http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581918 Beware of the media suddenly reporting something that seems too good to be true. 044, 1 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581918 Saturated fats again shown to increase risk of coronary heart disease http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581917 More research showing that saturated fat does increase heart disease and is a dangerous food in large amounts as we eat it currently. 044, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581917 Cancer cause is shifting from cigarettes to food much faster than expected http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581371 Most people are still not aware that two of the top three causes of cancer are food and alcohol. 044, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581371 Organically grown food shown to be far superior in 2014 tests http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581370 The biggest review on conventional vs organic foods has found conclusively that organic food is richer in the nutrients that matter to human health. 044, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581370 Grapefruit again shown to be very powerful for weight loss http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581369 I have raved and recommended grapefruits for years for health and longevity, even writing about them in detail in my first book Eat Less, Live Long. More science keeps coming about them and it keeps confirming the same things; weight loss, fat-burning, healthier blood and disease prevention. 044, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581369 How to not get cancer according to the experts at the World Health Organisation (WHO) - Part Two http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581368 Today I list the Top 10 things you can do according to WHO. 044, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581368 How to not get cancer according to the experts at the World Health Organisation (WHO) - Part One http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581367 There are brand new published recommendations from the leading cancer experts at World Health Organisation (WHO) on preventing cancer. 044, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581367 Over 70% of breast cancer is preventable...and this is conservative http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581300 Most of the time we think of cancer as being “genetic”, “hereditary” or just “bad luck” however the truth is far more empowering. 043, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581300 Smoking and obesity still the top causes of cancer http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581296 “Half of the men and one third of women in Australia will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85” 043, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/581296 Alcohol and the high risk of breast cancer to our young women http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580177 Every month now there is another study showing how the dramatic increase in drinking is a key reason for the dramatic increases in breast cancer in younger and younger women. 043, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580177 Alcohol, liver damage, genetic damage and even more found in new research http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580176 We know that alcohol wrecks your liver and that the majority of liver disease is to do with alcohol intake and poor diet. But what are the mechanisms at play? 043, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580176 Diet and exercise reduce diabetes and heart disease by 75% http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580175 This new study again confirms that with proper diet and exercise, the probability of diabetes and heart disease can be decreased by 75%. 043, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580175 Pre-diabetes checks should be standard for all patients say doctors http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580174 “If we found pre-diabetes and early diabetes when they first presented, and treated them more effectively, we could prevent or delay the progression of hyperglycemia and the development of complications…” 043, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580174 Pre-diabetes and diabetes rates continuing to grow http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580173 Nearly 50% of American adults (rates will be similar in many other Western countries like NZ), have either pre-diabetes or diabetes, raising their risk of heart attacks, blindness, amputations and cancer... 043, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580173 Alcohol and drinking young - Part Five http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580157 I was asked to comment recently on the study showing that the younger you introduce your kids to alcohol, the more likely they are to become problem drinkers. 042, 18 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580157 Alcohol and drinking young - Part Four http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580138 I was asked to comment recently on the study showing that the younger you introduce your kids to alcohol, the more likely they are to become problem drinkers. 042, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/580138 Alcohol and drinking young - Part Three http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/579966 I was asked to comment recently on the study showing that the younger you introduce your kids to alcohol, the more likely they are to become problem drinkers. 042, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/579966 Alcohol and drinking young - Part Two http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578800 I was asked to comment recently on the study showing that the younger you introduce your kids to alcohol, the more likely they are to become problem drinkers. 042, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578800 Alcohol and drinking young - Part One http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578798 I was asked to comment recently on the study showing that the younger you introduce your kids to alcohol, the more likely they are to become problem drinkers. 042, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578798 Liver disease could become a bigger killer than heart disease globally http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578797 The ridiculous thing of course is that the same diet and lifestyle habits that cause and feed heart disease, also cause and feed liver disease. 042, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578797 Most cancers are directly related to diet and lifestyle and yet when you mention this, people look at you like you are a freak. http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578780 The AACR rigorous 2014 cancer progress report states that “over 250,000 US cancer deaths expected this year are related to preventable behaviors…” 042, 12 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578780 How do you like dem apples? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578779 Apples are superfoods, plain and simple and now have been linked to lowering obesity rates. 041, 11 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578779 Should the legal age of smoking be increased to 25 years? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578778 Yes, at the very minimum, on the way to an outright ban. 041, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578778 Smoking ban for anyone born after 2000 - GENIUS http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578777 Sometimes an idea comes along that is so obvious and simple that it immediately clarifies the issue and solves it. 041, 9 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/578777 Doctors and cardiologists need to learn about nutrition http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577947 There is a good movement starting to happen around the medical world with young doctors appearing who are interested in disease prevention through diet and lifestyle changes – rather than drug therapy once someone is sick. Bring it on. 041, 8 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577947 Lifestyle changes can help prevent 80% of heart of attacks in men http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577748 Given that heart disease is the #1 killer of men (and women), making simple diet and lifestyle changes is the sane solution to wiping out this preventable disease. 041, 7 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577748 Google Vs. Hospitals http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577676 Great article here from a doctor after visiting Google HQ. 041, 6 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577676 Heart disease lowered through plant-based whole-food diets - References Part Three http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577181 Especially for those who like to do the research themselves! 041, 5 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577181 Heart disease lowered through plant-based whole-food diets - References Part Two http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577180 Especially for those who like to do the research themselves! 040, 4 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577180 Heart disease lowered through plant-based whole-food diets - References Part One http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577178 Especially for those who like to do the research themselves! 040, 3 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/577178 Chinese obesity; will they deal with it better than us? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576856 Another great article by the fantastic Mark Bittman about the Chinese rates of obesity and diabetes and whether they can overcome the challenge much faster than we all will…? 040, 2 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576856 Alcohol given to kids early just creates more problem drinkers later http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576855 How many times have we seen this research before? Many times and it just keeps on coming from different research projects all over the globe. 040, 1 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576855 Fasting, Diabetes and prevention http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576787 More good research on fasting and why it is so good for you, in this obesogenic overindulgent era of overeating! 040, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576787 Gluten-rich flour identified as main cause of occupational asthma in France http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576638 I would suggest similar results would be shown here in NZ and in the pasta eating capital of the world; Italy. 040, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576638 More international cardiologists warning against alcohol and meat for the heart http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576286 “There are various factors behind high blood pressure, including exposure to polluted environment and genetically related factors, but the kind of food ingested has a significant bearing in individual’s health status” 039, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576286 Heart disease and proteins linked again http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576199 This is a great question raised from a brand new study looking at heart attacks, protein and genetics. 039, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/576199 Asthma and vitamin D linked again http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/575812 Remember; the sun is your friend, not your enemy. Just don’t get burnt… This new Israeli study shows that “asthmatics with a vitamin D deficiency are 25% more likely to have had recent asthmatic symptoms and attacks” 039, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/575812 Stroke lowered by potassium intake http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/575811 The better the potassium/sodium balance; the healthier the heart. Where do you get potassium? A plant-based wholefood diet is rich in fresh fruits, vegetables such as leafy greens, spinach, kale, beans, legumes, potatoes, sweet potatoes, winter squash, dried apricots, prunes, citrus fruit, cantaloupe, fresh fish and bananas. 039, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/575811 Drinking black or green tea is much better than coffee http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/574906 Green tea is highly recommended and if you are going to drink black tea (the same plant as green tea but roasted not fermented), then avoid the milk and sugar. “If you have to choose between tea or coffee, it’s probably better to drink tea…” 039, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/574906 Trees help prevent asthma and respiratory diseases finds study http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/574905 Trees create clean air and asthmatics and respiratory issues need clean air. Not rocket science really is it? This study by a group of researchers at Portland State University, used sensors in different neighbourhoods, to measure nitrogen dioxide levels. 038, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/574905