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Stress Management for Health Course

Diet Related Disease

 

Nutrition Related Health Problems

 

The modern diet is a first class menu for disease. (Dr Denis Burkitt)

 

No disease is ever caused by one factor on its own and is the result of a matrix of interacting factors.  However thousands of scientific studies and papers have shown that the poor western diet high in fat, salt and refined sugars has been found to be a major factor in causing or exacerbating many health problems such as:

 

Cancer

 

        Bowel

        Lung

        Prostate

        Uterus

        Breast

        Ovarian

        Stomach

        Mouth

        Oesophagus

        Cervix

        Skin

 

Skin

 

        Eczema

        Psoriasis

        Acne

 

Musculoskeletal

 

        Osteoporosis

        Osteoarthritis

        Gout

 

Respiratory

 

        Asthma

Cardiovascular

 

        Stroke

        High blood pressure

        Heart disease

        Heart attack

        Angina

        Aneurisms

        Varicous veins

        Migraine

        High Cholesterol levels

 

Gastro-Intestinal

 

        Constipation

        IBS

        Appendicitis

        Diverticula disease

        Intestinal Polyps

        Hiatus hernias

        Gall bladder disease

        Stomach ulcers

 

Endocrine

 

        Diabetes Mellitus

Psychological

 

        Anxiety

        Depression

        Stress

 

Reproductive

 

        Endometriosis

        PMS

        Infertility

        Breast pain

 

Eyes

 

        Macular degeneration

        Cataracts

 

Immune

 

        Multiple Sclerosis

        Sinusitis

        Colds, flu

        Bronchitis

        Rheumatoid arthritis

 

 


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