JasonShonBennett.com 257835 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com en-nz JasonShonBennett.com 30 Shift work and a lack of routine is linked to diabetes risk http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/571824 I have worked with thousands of people from all around the globe and many are missing the simple habit of sleep and routine. Sometimes I have to break the bad news to a participant by saying “You have to change your job or you will remain sick and you will not ever get well…” 035, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/571824 Another Cardiologist suggesting a plant-based diet is the solution to heart disease http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/572141 Interventional Cardiologist, Dr Deepak Natarajan, August 2014. 035, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/572141 Venezuelans do not eat enough vegetables sadly http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/571485 The opposite of yesterday's blog on Okinawa. 035, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/571485 Okinawan elders eat mostly vegetables http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/571479 A great article here from the fabulous Willcox twin brothers who have studied the Okinawans so closely. 035, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/571479 Plant-based diets improve overall health http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/571139 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have recently found that a plant-based wholefood diet lowers risk of almost all disease… 035, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/571139 Breast cancer and saturated fat linked again in 2014 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/570765 Regardless of what good press you have heard about saturated fat, the science keeps showing the links between a diet high in animal fats and deadly diseases. 035, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/570765 Yet another Cardiologist advocating a plant-based diet http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/570579 There seems to be quite the quantum change occurring around the world when it comes to leading doctors and cardiologists changing the way people see heart disease. Bring it on. 035, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/570579 Obesity now leading and growing in Russia on the World Map http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/570537 What has Russia changed over to? A meat-heavy, sugar-rich, highly-processed, low-fibre diet, high smoking and with more vodka than ever being drunk… 034, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/570537 Heart disease dramatically varies from East to Western Europe http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/570395 Russians and Ukrainians aged 55-59 die from coronary heart disease at a much higher rate than Frenchmen 20 years older. 034, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/570395 High vegetable diet linked to lower risk of heart disease and death again in 2014 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/570253 What is new in this study is that researchers saw a direct “dose-response relationship” between fruit and vegetable intake and disease. Basically the more fruits and vegetables people ate, the less likely they were to have heart problems or die prematurely. 034, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/570253 Over 40% of Americans will develop type II diabetes http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/569916 Just watch New Zealand, Australia, the UK, Canada and all the rest follow along behind unless drastic changes are made to the way we live. 034, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/569916 Obesity increases your risk of at least 17 cancers - Part Two http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/569773 Many people are aware that being overweight or obese is directly linked to heart disease risk. Many are not aware of the dramatic risk in cancer. 034, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/569773 Obesity increases your risk of at least 17 cancers - Part One http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/569585 The more you overeat, and the further removed you become from your ideal body shape and weight, the more you risk avoidable and preventable cancers. 034, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/569585 Heart disease reversed by plant-based wholefood diets proven again http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/569434 Dr Caldwell Esselstyn, retired surgeon, is one of those incredible brave pioneering leaders in the area of diet and lifestyle curing modern disease. 034, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/569434 Good quality soy foods again linked to health and longevity http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/569154 This latest research shows how a lifetime of eating good traditional soy foods can be very effective at keeping you healthy and disease-free. 033, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/569154 Heart disease prevention and early death prevention by Dr Dean Ornish http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568910 Dean Ornish, MD, founder of the University of California San Francisco’s Preventive Medicine Research Institute, is one of my all-time favourite mentors. He is clear, researched, experienced, funny, human, and warm and has done the hard yards proving a plant-based wholefood diet and lifestyle change work for health and longevity. 033, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568910 Vegetable polyphenols boost health and longevity http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568746 Polyphenols are super healthy compounds that are only available in fresh plants – mainly leafy green vegetables and brightly coloured fruits and vegetables. 033, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568746 Alcohol is not a part of heart friendly advice say experts - Part Two http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568615 The most important behaviours around heart health include reducing or removing alcohol – not increasing it… 033, 12 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568615 Alcohol is not a part of heart friendly advice say experts - Part One http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568484 Those who follow my blog and writings know my position on alcohol very well. It is a well marketed and normalised poison that is now officially the #3 cause of death in the world. It is great to see more science proving that our usual alcohol intake has no place in a heart-friendly lifestyle. 033, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568484 Bariatric surgeon slams paleo diets http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568351 He says, after chopping people open for 12 years, that “meat causes cancer and death…” 033, 10 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568351 Young Australian men are far more obese and overweight than previously thought http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568260 Now 24% of young Australian men are obese, up from just 8% previously… 032, 9 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568260 Smoking gives you a much higher risk of going blind http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568211 If you smoke, or spend time around smokers regularly, then you have a near-40% higher risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness. 032, 8 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/568211 A healthy lifestyle lowers heart disease risk in cancer survivors http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567956 People with cancer face a much higher risk of heart disease. 032, 7 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567956 Regular drinking increases bowel cancer risk by 17% http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567657 “The more alcohol people regularly consume, the higher their risk of bowel cancer” Professor James St John, Cancer Council Victoria, August 2014. 032, 6 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567657 Plant-based wholefood diets now recommended by the US Dietary Guideline Committee??? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567435 The US federal committee drafting guidelines on nutrition has suggested that a plant-based wholefood diet is one more Americans should be leaning towards. 032, 5 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567435 Saturated fat has not been given the 'all clear' for heart disease - Part Six http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567225 For those interested in more depth research on this subject, here are just a small selection of articles I have written on meat and disease. They are all fully referenced on each page: 032, 4 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567225 Saturated fat has not been given the 'all clear' for heart disease - Part Five http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567113 The Okinawa Centenarian Study researchers said in 2010 that “Never in the history of nutrition research has the evidence been more clear and consistent: a high wholefood carbohydrate, low calorie, plant-based diet is the best for long-term health. There’s no doubt about it anymore, despite what you might have read in books advocating low-carb, high-animal-protein diets.” 032, 3 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567113 Saturated fat has not been given the 'all clear' for heart disease - Part Four http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567054 The World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research had independent scientists at Imperial College in London review all the 1012 ‘cancer and diet’ studies in the medical literature. 031, 2 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/567054 Saturated fat has not been given the 'all clear' for heart disease - Part Three http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566874 The authors of many large and peer-reviewed meta-analysis study projects covering millions of people studied from all across the world, have commented that, ‘eating far more plants and far less meat’, is one of the key steps for health and longevity. 031, 1 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566874 Saturated fat has not been given the 'all clear' for heart disease - Part Two http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566731 Dr. Dean Ornish is the founder of the Preventative Medicine Research Institute and the author of six bestselling books... 031, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/566731 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