February 11, 2019
Many of my patients would love to hear that eating one or two foods could prevent cancer or stop it coming back. If only there was a REAL superfood which would be the miracle cure for all illnesses. Reading the crazy headlines that adorn our newspapers, you’d think there is. But if you look behind the stories at the actual scientific studies they shout about, you would see that so often experiments are carried out in laboratory conditions, with astronomical, completely impractical amounts of the so-called superfood. You’d simply never be able to consume the same amount in daily life in order to achieve the effects claimed.
Don’t overlook the less glamorous ingredients that are just as important in our diets – apples and carrots, beetroot and cabbage. They’re the foods you find at your corner shop and supermarket, not expensive health stores. And they’re nutritional champions, too.