Are you too busy to see a dietitian? Have your got a referral from your doctor but your working hours do not permit you to get away? Well, now we have an online dietetics program which allows you to see your dietitian in the comfort of your office or living-room. For bookings for appointments please […]
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We are living longer, thanks to medical advances. However, we are getting sicker earlier and staying sick longer. In fact, we are staring down the barrel of a chronic disease crisis of unprecedented proportion. Obesity, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and cancer are leading causes of preventable death in Australia. In this article I talk about why that is, thereby offering an avenue of prevention.
This article is about lifestyle medicine and its role in mainstream medicine in the prevention of chronic degenerative disease like hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, erectile dysfunction, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, cancers and dyslipidaemia.
In 2007, Asaria P et al. published in the Lancet proclaiming the bold statement that “Reductions in dietary salt consumption have greater potential to avert death and disability than stopping smoking!” What a verdict for a major research project! Of course this conclusion is drawn from the assumption that salt is a health issue that […]