December 11, 2019

Organic produce is more nutritious and healthier

In 1950 there were 100 varieties of tomato grown in New Zealand; today you can expect around 5. In 1903, in the US there were 46 varieties of asparagus, now there are 3; and there were 164 varieties of celery, there are now 3.
November 29, 2019

The Jason Shon Bennett ‘Not-A-Pie’ Chart

Here is a reminder of the basic way we have always eaten. Mostly plants. Mostly wholefoods. Greens dominating the plate. Lots of fibre. Lots of colour. This is how I eat. A plant-based wholefood diet. Very cool for your fridge door or wherever the food is!
November 29, 2019

The Jason Shon Bennett Healthy Food Pyramid

This is a 'Jason' version of the varied and controversial official food pyramids. It is a basic guide, a support, an inspiration, an overview. Print it and stick it up somewhere you will look at it while getting food, preparing food, cooking food or buying food!
June 6, 2019

The Diabetes Pandemic – Part Two

Rosa Gonzalez, a type II diabetic, with diabetes right through her family tree, went on a plant-based wholefood diet, dropped 80 pounds, went from a size 18 to a size 6, cured her diabetes and regenerated her health – all through diet, all without drugs. 
June 5, 2019

Meat increases the risk of NCD type II diabetes, obesity, modern lifestyle cancers and cardiovascular disease: References

The basic summary of the research? Processed meats increase your risk of cancer - especially bowel cancer. NO amount of processed meat is safe for human health. The more meat you eat; the more heart disease, heart attacks and preventable cancers you risk.
February 16, 2018

Diabetes cured through a plant-based wholefood diet

The 'anti-diabetes' diet was developed by researchers at the University of Newcastle to tackle type 2 diabetes — with impressive results. In the eight-week study involving 11 patients; all reversed their type 2 diabetes and 3 months later, 7 patients were diabetes-free. 
February 15, 2018

The Diabetes Pandemic – Part One

Type II diabetes ('adult-onset diabetes' is the original and more honest name) is rising at more than 3% every year globally. This clearly shows it is not genetic but triggered by environmental events; mainly diet, lifestyle and environment. 
February 14, 2018

Eating meat daily means a 40% higher bowel cancer risk

The link between eating meat and the incidence of bowel cancer have been shown very clearly in many different studies over many years now. This research is strong, peer-reviewed and widespread. Even the mainstream conservative cancer organisations agree.
February 14, 2018

Processed meat increases bowel cancer, diabetes and heart disease risk by 50%-200% 

The 2011 World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) was the result of a five-year process by an international panel of the world's leading scientists covering over 7,000 studies on cancer. It is the biggest diet review on cancer evidence in history. It slams meat as deadly.