Beyond your genes
June 27th 2014, 13:09 | Bryan Hubbard
When it comes to cancer, modern medicine is in firm denial. For all the triumphalism over the latest claims that approximately 50 per cent of people survive cancer for at least 10 years, the bald fact remains that cancer incidence rates in Great Britain have risen by 23 per cent in men and by 43 per cent in women since the mid-1970s, cancer deaths account for more than one in four deaths and more than 430 people a year,or one person every four minutes, dies from cancer. Does that sound like a war that's being won?
At least that's the dismal batting average for the typical oncologist. Dr Patrick Kingsley, now retired, had a different track record. Most of the thousands of patients he's treated for cancers of all varieties reversed their cancers and survived.
He's not making this up. As I discovered, patients travelled to his little village of Osgathorpe in Leicestershire from all over the world; taxi drivers in the village called him 'the miracle worker'. All his patient records, with their full histories and progress under his approach, are still there for all to see.
The only mystery is why no one among the medical orthodoxy is curious to find out more about his unique arsenal against cancer.
What distinguishes Dr Kingsley's approach from the orthodoxy is his understanding that cancer doesn't just start with your genes, but almost always has one of six hidden causes-from nutritional or hormonal imbalance to infection. This month, he reveals how you can become your own cancer detective by using certain tests and treatments ignored by most doctors (page 32 of July's issue of WDDTY Magazine).
And speaking of ignoring a cancer success story, doctors also don't want to know what Sue Olifent did when diagnosed with the deadliest of all forms of cancer: a two-inch tumour on her liver. Read how the life-threatening tumour was reduced to simple scar tissue by just a radical change of diet (page 56 of July's issue of WDDTY Magazine).
It's beach weather-and if you've struggled for years with your weight, new evidence shows that your yo-yo diet syndrome may have less to do with calories and more to do with imbalances of your 'fat' hormones. Find out which superfoods can help restore that balance so the pounds easily fall off (page 24). Besides those fat hormones, inflammation in the body can wreak havoc with your other hormones as well, leading to hard-to-shift weight gain. Nutritionist Julie Daniluk reveals which meals can heal inflammation and get you slim besides (page 62 of July's issue of WDDTY Magazine).
Much of inflammation in the body has to do with processed foods, including the so-called 'low-fat' food industry. Recently, medicine has suddenly woken up to what WDDTY has been saying for 25 years: fats aren't the cause of heart disease; it's actually sugar. Read publisher Bryan Hubbard's account of how they got it all wrong about fats and your heart, and have done for more than 30 years (page 18).
With the fine weather (at least at the time of writing), you're no doubt playing summer sports, but before you pick up a racket or golf club, read this month's article by fitness expert Paul Chek. There's more to a great golf and tennis game than good form and expensive equipment. You've also got to work on developing flexibility and stability-which will hold you in good stead for the rest of your activities too (page 42 of July's issue of WDDTY Magazine).
Most dogs and cats these days suffer from any one of a plethora of modern pet afflictions, and in the experience of natural vet Nick Thompson, there's mostly one cause of these conditions: a processed-food diet. Here's why you should let them eat raw (page 49).
If your life's made hell by persistent itchy eczema, try our promising alternatives (page 54). This month we've also sourced some natural remedies for blepharitis (page 46 of July's issue of WDDTY Magazine).
Men are usually the strong, silent type when it comes to discussing any problems with their water works, so Dr Harald Gaier offers a number of natural medicines to help calm the worst symptoms (page 68).
It's salad days right now, and raw-food chef Mark'eta Bola urges you to get creative with leaves and greens besides iceberg (page 52 of July's issue of WDDTY Magazine). And for all those summer bugbears like dry skin and nightmare frizz, managing editor Joanna Evans has sourced a batch of natural saviours. She's also managed to find natural flight-friendly hair and skincare essentials-all under 100 mL. As it turns out, there is a cure for the summertime blues...