Clinical

Myth: Eating Soya Increases Breast Cancer Risk

In this article, we look at the known causes of Breast Cancer, and look to disprove the myths that eating soya foods increase the risk of breast cancer.

Myth: Soya Inhibits Thyroid Function

In this article, we look at the definitions of thyroid disease and look to disprove the myth that Soya inhibits Thyroid Function. 

Chronic Kidney Disease Case Study

Here is a case study for Mrs Smith: Age 62y CKD3a Hypertension Insulin Resistance

Chronic Kidney Disease: Soya Plays a Role

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD) IN SOUTH AFRICA 10% of the World’s population has some degree of CKD 5 million South Africans older than 20 years have CKD In Black South Africans the figure is even higher SA statistics show that…Read More

Hypertension: Soya Plays a Role

The International Journal of Epidemiology published a shocking finding that: “South Africa has the highest rate of high blood pressure reported among people aged 50 and over for any country in the world, at any time in history.

Cholesterol-Lowering Eating: A Case Study

In this case study, we explore the goals of a Cholesterol Patient, and the dietary changes required to achieve these goals, including Food Lists and Menu.

Soya and Cholesterol: Cholesterol-Lowering Eating

Soy foods may help to prevent heart disease by reducing total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, blood pressure and possibly preventing plaque build-up in the arteries (atherosclerosis). 

Heart Disease and Contributing Dietary Factors

Cardiovascular disease is rife in South Africa, with more than 200 people dying per day because of some form of heart and blood vessel disease.

Nutritional Influences on Oestrogen Metabolism

By incorporating dietary changes and using select supplements and functional foods can have profound effects in beneficially influencing oestrogen balance and thus preventing oestrogen-related diseases and conditions.

The Role of Soya in Treatment and Prevention of Diabetes

+/- 2.6 million people in South Africa (approx. 5% of the population) have diabetes.