Knowledge centre: Cancer

cancer and cardiac rehabilitation - protein

Protein and cancer

Protein is found in every tissue in the body. It is essential for growth, repair and general maintenance of health. Due to its capacity to aid the development of lean muscle tissue, facilitate healthy weight control and support muscle repair, protein has become a hot topic in the fitness industry. It is for exactly the […]

Could exercise be an anti-cancer drug?

Regular exercise reduces the risk of cancer and disease recurrence, yet the mechanisms behind this protection remain elucidated. In the last 3-4 years, fascinating discoveries about the impact of exercise on tumour growth have been made. In a landmark study conducted in Sweden, a group of male participants were exercised on a bike for 60 […]

Two cancer myths uncovered

If you Google the word “cancer” your search returns quite literally millions upon millions of web pages, YouTube videos and online articles. Availability and variety of cancer literature is vast and quite overwhelming, but how much of it is accurate? There are plenty of empirical, fact-based resources about cancer, but there are just as many, if not […]

Kale

Kale (originally known as ‘cole’ or ‘colewort’) is a green, leafy vegetable very similar to cabbage. It is one of few green vegetables which grow well into winter (very hardy!). A light frost produces especially sweet kale leaves. It belongs to the ‘brassica’ family along with broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts, and exists in […]

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