JasonShonBennett.com 257835 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com en-nz JasonShonBennett.com 30 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 Alcohol related road deaths are under reported http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545089 This clearly begs the question; why? 017, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/545089 Alcohol deaths are highest among working age adults http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544683 I talk about this all the time – that alcohol is actually a poison, and should be treated with respect for special occasions only, but the marketing for its so called ‘health benefits’ is very strong. 017, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544683 Alcohol price rises could cut child suicides just as cigarette price rises cut lung cancer deaths http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544617 Setting a minimum price for alcohol could reduce child suicides in Wales, an inquiry has concluded. 016, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544617 Alcohol more often than twice a week increases stroke risk http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544511 Yet another study about alcohol and heart disease – this one shows that men who consume alcohol more often than twice a week triple their risk of suffering a lethal stroke compared with men who are teetotal. 016, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544511 Alcohol intake again directly related to breast cancer says latest 2014 scientific review http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544403 Let’s take a week or so to look at alcohol and whether the science says it really is good for you or not shall we..? 016, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544403 Breast cancer linked to animal fat intake again http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544231 This is not ‘new news’ as such as this link has been found many times in rigorous research but here it is again in a brand new study. 016, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544231 Breast cancer risk lowered by simply walking for an hour each day http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544042 Walking is always the #1 exercise for longevity and disease prevention. Now it is shown as a key prevention against breast cancer as well. 016, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/544042 Vegetarians at lower risk for heart disease regardless of race or ethnicity http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/543805 Another fantastic Loma Linda study showing it is what you do every day that counts when it comes to heart disease. 016, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/543805 Fasting in Germany seen as normal http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/543702 Germany leads the way in many natural health areas and fasting is just one of them. Fasting is researched and taught in university hospitals in German cities such as Essen, Jena and Berlin. 016, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/543702 Junk foods now on a par with cigarettes in terms of damage caused to humans http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/543617 Great article here from the New Zealand Herald. I missed it first time around but found it today and thought it was well worth a shout out. 015, 12 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/543617 Vegetarian foods such as legumes and beans can significantly reduce bad cholesterol and the risk of heart disease http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/543596 One of the big problems that most countries in the west have is that we eat far too much low-fibre meat and not enough high-fibre legumes. 015, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/543596 Vegetables reduce inflammation and prevent heart disease http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/543108 Alongside longevity, heart disease reduction and cancer protection, vegetables also lower inflammation. 015, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/543108 A high vegetable diet leads to longevity and disease prevention http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/542924 Cutting phosphate in the diet reduces deaths and heart problems related to kidney disease says an interesting new study. 015, 9 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/542924 No, eating fruits and vegetables isn't bad for you! http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/542551 Dr. David Katz, director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, has blasted the heavily publicized, bogus science report, saying “It’s just a very deeply flawed study…” 015, 8 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/542551 Vegetarians are generally much healthier than meat eaters with a recent widely reported study getting its facts all wrong… http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/542121 The recent headline around the world read “Vegetarians Found to Have More Cancer, Allergies, and Mental Health Disorders”, with one website saying “Vegetarianism is a fad diet…” Boy did they get this one wrong. 015, 7 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/542121 Third hand smoke could be even more dangerous for children than second hand smoke http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/542137 You think you are safe after the smoker has left the room? Wrong. 015, 7 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/542137 Soft soda fizzy pop drinks again linked to heart disease and early deaths in 2014 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541801 I do not recommend you ever buy these and certainly never allow them into your home. 014, 5 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541801 Heart disease and high cholesterol now being found in one in three children http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541634 The World Health Organization (WHO) confirms that the leading cause of death globally is heart disease. 014, 4 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541634 Fat and heart disease and the study saying lots of saturated fat from animal foods is safe and good to eat http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541537 The problem with Western Science is that it tries to drill down into everything and find “the magic bullet” when there isn’t one. The bottom line about a long healthy life free of drugs and disease comes down to many different diet and lifestyle choices. 014, 3 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541537 A healthy balanced plant-based wholefood diet lowers the risk of many lifestyle cancers http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541266 Cancer councils and societies all over the world now are recommending more plants and less meat if you want to avoid preventable lifestyle cancers. 014, 2 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541266 Bowel Cancer Australia supports Meat Free Week http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541172 If there were no links between red meat and bowel cancer then why does Bowel Cancer Australia encourage “Meat Free Week” as they are doing right now? 014, 1 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541172 JSB and A MEATY Difference of Opinion: Final http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541035 My blog series response to the recently published letter in the Napier Courier, written by Fiona Greig, the nutrition manager for beef and lamb New Zealand Inc. 014, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/541035 JSB and A MEATY Difference of Opinion: 8 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/540795 My blog series response to the recently published letter in the Napier Courier, written by Fiona Greig, the nutrition manager for beef and lamb New Zealand Inc. 014, 30 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/540795 JSB and A MEATY Difference of Opinion: 7 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/540652 My blog series response to the recently published letter in the Napier Courier, written by Fiona Greig, the nutrition manager for beef and lamb New Zealand Inc. 013, 29 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/540652 JSB and A MEATY Difference of Opinion: 6 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/540345 My blog series response to the recently published letter in the Napier Courier, written by Fiona Greig, the nutrition manager for beef and lamb New Zealand Inc. 013, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/540345 JSB and A MEATY Difference of Opinion: 5 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/540233 My blog series response to the recently published letter in the Napier Courier, written by Fiona Greig, the nutrition manager for beef and lamb New Zealand Inc. 013, 27 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/540233 JSB and A MEATY Difference of Opinion: 4 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/540064 My blog series response to the recently published letter in the Napier Courier, written by Fiona Greig, the nutrition manager for beef and lamb New Zealand Inc. 013, 26 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/540064 JSB and A MEATY Difference of Opinion: 3 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539925 My blog series response to the recently published letter in the Napier Courier, written by Fiona Greig, the nutrition manager for beef and lamb New Zealand Inc. 013, 25 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539925 JSB and A MEATY Difference of Opinion: 2 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539734 My blog series response to the recently published letter in the Napier Courier, written by Fiona Greig, the nutrition manager for beef and lamb New Zealand Inc. 013, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539734 JSB and A MEATY Difference of Opinion: 1 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539669 This opinion piece, by Fiona Greig, nutrition manager for beef and lamb New Zealand Inc was published in the Napier Courier recently as a response to someone eating and recommending a plant-based wholefood diet. 013, 23 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539669 Large 20-year study shows that a high-protein diet rich in fibre-less animal products, is deadly: Part 2 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539559 “[This study] is interesting in that the issue appeared not to be fat, as we have largely assumed, but animal protein. I think it supports recommendations to eat less meat. Make fruits, vegetables, and grains the focus of your diet instead…” Sharecare’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Keith Roach, MD. 012, 22 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539559 Large 20-year study shows that a high-protein diet rich in fibre-less animal products, is deadly: Part 1 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539495 Of course, none of this information is new; just check through my last few years of blogs on the research. This is why I am a fan of the plant-based wholefood diet approach as this is what the longest-lived World Champion centenarians have always eaten. 012, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539495 Testing finds nearly half of all meat product samples contained DNA of the wrong animals http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539440 After the horse meat and mis-labelling exposes over the last year or so, you would think that the meat industry would have gotten itself nicely cleaned up by now. Not so much. 012, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539440 Longevity due to sleep and good dietary habits http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539027 Another large study finding that the common sense advice of a good healthy diet and a good healthy sleep routine is essential to good healthy longevity. 012, 19 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/539027 The lessons from 80 years of marriage (you gotta love these two) http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/538777 “Through the Great Depression, World War II, three children and 11 grandchildren – they have been through it all, side by side since 1934” 012, 18 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/538777 Supermarkets battle local communities over alcohol sales http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/538626 A classic case of big business vs. local communities, with local communities losing. 012, 17 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/538626 Alcoholic liver disease on the increase in young women http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/538552 Sadly, this trend is not going away, it is actually getting worse all over the world – much worse. 012, 16 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/538552 Vegetarians live longer, reports Time magazine http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/538224 Last week's Time magazine ran a story citing a number of reasons for vegetarians living longer. 011, 15 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/538224 Smoking is rapidly declining in NZ children http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/538055 Best news I could hope for. 011, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/538055 100 year old Maurice Sweitzer says moderation and low alcohol for longevity http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537970 “I never was drunk in my life. I enjoyed a glass of beer once in a while but that’s all. Hard liquor, no. Wine? Maybe once in awhile” 011, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537970 I am in Calgary, Canada http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537767 It is cold and cool and awesome! 011, 12 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537767 Great news! WHO announces new guidelines on cutting recommended sugar intake by 50% http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537587 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a public consultation on its draft guideline for cutting sugar intake by 50%! 011, 11 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537587 New Zealand diets leave much to be desired in 2014 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537307 As I blog about most days, the New Zealand diet is now actually ‘The Standard American Diet of New Zealand’. 011, 10 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537307 Cancer cases expected to soar 70% over the next 20 years in imminent human disaster http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537203 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that the preventable cancer epidemic is only going to get worse, far worse, unless major changes are made to what we eat. 011, 9 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537203 “Healthy Obesity” shown to be a complete myth http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537113 There have been a few studies over the last year somehow insinuating or suggesting that ‘being fat can be healthy’. This stinks to me of a marketing attempt by the big business food and beverage industry... 010, 8 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537113 Cancer deaths and breast cancer rates continue to rise sharply http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537010 We live under the illusion that cancer death rates are declining but they are not. They are increasing at dramatic rates and it is the so-called ‘fat cancers’ and ‘lifestyle cancers’ that are increasing the most – still – alongside the growth in obesity. 010, 7 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/537010 Heart disease and diabetes dropped as Cuba went through economic hard times - Part 2 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/536583 What has happened to the health of Cuba from 1996-2011 once the Western food supply resumed? 010, 6 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/536583 Heart disease and diabetes dropped as Cuba went through economic hard times – Part 1 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/536533 ‘Eat less and walk everywhere’ are two of the golden rules of the healthy centenarians all over the world, and it is some of the best advice you will ever hear. 010, 5 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/536533 116 year old Misao Okawa says eat and sleep the keys to longevity http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/536168 Just another great example of the common sense wisdom that these wonderful centenarians espouse. I go into this in great detail in my book 'Eat Less, Live Long'. 010, 4 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/536168 Alcohol sponsorship in sport will be seen as crazy in the future says expert http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/535736 Professor Joe Barry makes a great point and I agree with him completely. 010, 3 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/535736 Brazil has new diet guidelines that are a genuine improvement http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/535410 The new guidelines are based around food choices rather than hard-to-understand nutritional mumbo jumbo – bring it on I say. 010, 2 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/535410 Vegetable intake far too low for Kiwis and Australians in 2014 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/535185 We have record levels of obesity, diabetes, heart diseases and cancers yet we ignore the primary dietary solution from all the healthiest, longest-lived cultures; eat your greens. 009, 1 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/535185 Obesity becoming the new norm in Europe says WHO http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/534960 Sadly, what will become the biggest preventable cause of death within 10 years is being seen as ‘normal’ all across the world. 009, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/534960 Vegetarians have lower blood pressure than meat eaters http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/534649 High blood pressure is the #1 cause of death in the world so a simple, easy and free way to lower it would be a smart idea don’t you think? 009, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/534649 Thanks Christchurch hospital http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533688 I have spent a week or so in Christchurch supporting my darling mum through a health scare. 009, 26 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533688 118 year old Premsai Patel says longevity is due to diet http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533619 Not recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records, however this man is very old indeed and very, very well. 009, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533619 Overweight due to eating too much http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533405 Great article here posted by stuff.co.nz yesterday. 009, 24 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533405 Another Cardiologist advocating a plant-based diet http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533171 This is happening more and more across the world now. Doctors, cardiologists and heart specialists of all types, recommending that the absolute majority of what we eat (95% and more), should be plants. 009, 23 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533171 Genetics play no role in disease risk claims controversial new study http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533105 I talk about how modern disease is 97% non-genetic and preventable in almost every presentation I do. Why? Because that is what the science, research, studies, epidemiology and history tells us. Great to see another study suggesting this is the case. 008, 22 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533105 Global battle against cancer won't be won with treatment alone http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533028 Effective prevention measures urgently needed to prevent cancer crisis. 008, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/533028 Eating meat, smoking and alcohol are the main drivers of cancer says major study http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/532778 A huge multicountry study announced its findings late 2013 in regards to lifestyle cause of cancer worldwide. 008, 20 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/532778 Big Food is a Big Problem http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/532632 Great NZ 'Stuff' article here highlighting the link between Big Food and Big Health Problems 008, 19 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/532632 Heart Disease and the chemical TMAO connection - Part 6 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/532498 The final part of this series - interesting stuff isn't it...? 008, 18 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/532498 Heart Disease and the chemical TMAO connection - Part 5 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/531374 Another two studies showing how the amount of animal foods you eat directly raises your risk of heart disease through its negative impact on your gut health. 008, 17 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/531374 Heart Disease and the chemical TMAO connection - Part 4 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/531264 What does this all mean? 008, 16 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/531264 Heart Disease and the chemical TMAO connection - Part 3 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/531184 The story continues with other researchers wading in for comments. 007, 15 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/531184 Heart Disease and the chemical TMAO connection - Part 2 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/531087 Now that the hype around this research has died down I thought it was a good idea for a more in depth look at it. 007, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/531087 Heart disease and the chemical TMAO connection - Part 1 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530857 Just when we thought all the early death and disease caused by meat was from saturated fat, toxic chemicals, hormones, unnecessary cholesterol, a lack of fibre causing constipation and more… another mechanism is uncovered. 007, 13 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530857 Alcohol price study misled by booze companies as they learn from the tobacco giants http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530779 Oops, it seems the alcohol companies are learning well from the deception and marketing tactics of the tobacco companies. 007, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530779 Elderly and not so elderly in denial about their health http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530665 People are burying their heads in the sand somehow thinking it will all magically get better with a pill but it won’t. 007, 11 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530665 NZ food advertising leaves a great deal to be admired http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530230 Obesity is the biggest health threat we have yet the powerful food companies are allowed to say virtually anything they like in advertising to children. 007, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530230 Obesity crisis taken world by surprise in 2013 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530092 Professor Shiriki Kumanyika, of the University of Pennsylvania, a member of the International Obesity Task Force, and chair of a panel that wrote an obesity report for the World Innovation Summit for Health in Doha, has made some damning comments about our leisurely approach to the obesity crisis. 007, 9 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530092 Obesity in NZ adults cracks 30% http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530003 Sadly, and as predicted by me over 5 years ago, we have now hit 30% adult obesity for the first time ever… 006, 8 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/530003 102 year old cyclist breaks World Record http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/529844 What a dude. 006, 7 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/529844 Alcohol abuse in NZ; yes, we have a real problem http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/529627 A great article here from Australia covering exactly the same issues here in NZ. 006, 6 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/529627 Funniest Health Cartoon Ever http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/529446 Wendy sent me this and I just had to blog this as it made me laugh out loud so many times. 006, 5 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/529446 On World Cancer Day 2014 – How are we doing? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/529165 There is good news and bad news from the World Health Organisation’s February 3, 2014 International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) report. 006, 4 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/529165 Smoking drops again in NZ – time to celebrate! http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/529039 One of the missions of my life is to have cigarette smoking banned from Planet Earth. 006, 2 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/529039 JanOne How did you do? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/526595 I was wondering how you got on hitting JanOne in great shape this year? 004, 19 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/526595 JanOne with a Difference: Tracey’s Christmas Cake! http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/523026 Tracey steps up in an interview and provides something that is talked about as ‘The Holy Grail’ of Christmas cakes! Go Trace! 052, 22 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/523026 JanOne with a Difference: Have a great break http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522988 Well here we are just a few days away from Christmas 2013, where has the year gone? 051, 21 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522988 JanOne with a Difference: Christmas Treats and Meals for kids http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522779 So, I’m not sure if I’m the only one being hassled for an ice block or sugary treat every afternoon at the moment? 051, 19 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522779 JanOne with a Difference: The importance of sleep over the Festive Season http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522730 Our awesome naturopath Jules returns for a sharp, clear and powerful message on one of the most common problems at this time of year – bad sleep. 051, 18 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522730 JanOne with a Difference: Christmas Recipes! http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522687 How is your countdown to Christmas going? 051, 17 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522687 JanOne with a Difference: Christmas Menu Ideas for Diabetics http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522491 How does it feel to be a diabetic at the Christmas table? 051, 16 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522491 JanOne with a Difference: How to feel amazing over the festive season! http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522444 Our fabulous Naturopath Jules here offers some guidance for the period where we all are the most challenged! 051, 15 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522444 JanOne with a Difference: So what do the Bennetts have for Christmas Dinner? http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522142 Tracey is our guest writer again today sharing about what gets eaten in the Bennett household on Christmas Day... 050, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522142 JanOne with a Difference: My First Book! http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522183 JanOne will be very special for me as it will mark the first year that I have a book published! 050, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522183 JanOne with a Difference: Dealing with the stress of Christmas http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522031 As Tracey said in her blog post yesterday, the lead up to Christmas can be hugely demanding both physically and emotionally, especially if you have kids at home needing extra attention too. So it’s important you manage your time and your energy wisely if you want to feel rested and revived for JanOne! 050, 12 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/522031 JanOne with a Difference: The Christmas Build-up http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/521818 Tracey has some words of wisdom here today talking about what you can do to ensure a smooth and healthy build up to the big day. 050, 11 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/521818 JanOne with a Difference: Liver Health http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/521341 Your liver dictates your fat loss, heart disease risk and cancer death risk more than almost anything else so look after it! 050, 9 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/521341 JanOne with a Difference: Top 10 Tips to combat overindulgence http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/521320 Hands up if you think that bloated, groaning bellies, loosened belt buckles, headaches and lethargy are an inevitable outcome of Christmas and New Year’s festivities? I don’t blame you – I used to think that way too! 050, 8 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/521320 JanOne with a Difference: Overindulgence http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/521115 This time of year is the most dangerous and deadly when it comes to eating too much. Making the simple change from 3,000 calories to 2,000 calories will impact every body system you have. 049, 6 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/521115 JanOne with a Difference: Christmas Parties… http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/521016 Surviving Work Christmas Parties! 049, 5 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/521016 JanOne with a Difference: Alcohol-Free Tips http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/520875 The ‘LIFE-style’ Christmas Survival Guide – part one of many! 049, 4 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/520875 JanOne with a Difference: Alcohol http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/520685 How to avoid alcohol during the holiday season (while still being social). 049, 3 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.jasonshonbennett.com/webapps/i/93743/260710/520685