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    Can fasting diets help you to lose weight?

    May 26, 2017

    Recent headlines reported that “fasting diets” are no more effective for long term weight loss than standard daily dieting. These headlines were reporting on a US study that used alternate-day fasting to help people...

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    Cancer, Wigs and You

    May 12, 2017

    This week, we have another guest blog from Suburban Turban. Check out their first blog on hair loss during cancer treatment if you missed it! In this new blog, they explore the different options...

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    Hair Loss During Cancer Treatment

    May 5, 2017

    This week, we have a guest blog from Suburban Turban, which provides beautiful hats, scarves and turbans for women who are looking for something fashionable to wear while going through hair loss as a...

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    Exercise & Cognitive Function – how to keep your brain fit

    May 3, 2017

    Our Research Dietitian, Dr Michelle Harvie, updates us on the latest research into exercise and cognitive function. We know that regular physical activity is important for reducing breast cancer risk. Doing 150 minutes of...

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    Obesity – how prejudiced is the National Health Service?

    April 20, 2017

    Our Research Dietitian, Dr Michelle Harvie, has shared with us her thoughts on a recent TV programme ‘Obesity – how prejudiced is the NHS?’ . The programme has sparked a lot of debate about how...

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    AIR POLLUTION AND BREAST DENSITY LINK PROVIDES IMPORTANT RESEARCH LANDMARK

    April 12, 2017

      When looking at the various causes of breast cancer, we know that a combination of age, family history, diet and lifestyle and environment all have a role to play. We’ve also known for...

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    TOP 5 PLACES TO EAT AFTERNOON TEA IN MANCHESTER

    April 6, 2017

    It’s a pleasure to be invited to write for the Prevent Breast Cancer website about one of my favourite things, afternoon tea! I’m Donna, a Manchester girl at heart who writes about fashion and lifestyle over at Polkadot Pink. Working...

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    Rebecca Newey: Why I chose Prevent Breast Cancer

    April 6, 2017

    Rebecca recently took on the Coventry Half Marathon, to raise money for Prevent Breast Cancer.     We asked Rebecca how she found the experience of taking on a sporting challenge…   What made you...

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    Confessions Of A Sinner and The 2-Day Diet

    March 24, 2017

    Forgive me Father for I have sinned, and these are my confessions. It has been 6 days since all hell broke loose, and I sought comfort in 1am fish and chips after spending half...

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    INSPIRATIONAL STORIES: IAN BENTLEY

    March 10, 2017

    Helping to raise awareness for male breast cancer is very important to this week’s inspiration, Ian Bentley. Ian knew that his family was at risk of developing breast cancer. His mum, grandma, aunt, and...

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    INSPIRATIONAL STORIES: SARAH SAPHIER

    February 27, 2017

    This week’s inspirational breast cancer story comes from Sarah Saphier, whose experience with breast cancer is an extremely rare one. Sarah is a huge supporter of Prevent Breast Cancer and, having children herself, is...

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    Valentine’s Day, The 2-Day Diet, burgers and back fat

    February 24, 2017

    I start today’s blog on Valentine’s Day, and for me today is a day associated with sumptuous romantic meals for two paired with heart shaped chocolates galore, all washed down with red wine or...

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    INSPIRATIONAL STORIES: PETER FLEMING

    February 22, 2017

    When Peter, 83, found a lump in his breast in late 2004 when he was 71, he recalls no mention of breast cancer being made when he visited his GP. After delays, Peter was...

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    CREATING AN APPETITE FOR MORE DIET RESEARCH

    February 20, 2017

    Here at Prevent Breast Cancer, we’re extremely proud to be the pioneers of the only clinically proven intermittent diet, The 2-Day Diet. Our research dietitian, Dr Michelle Harvie, and director of scientific research, Professor...

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    INSPIRATIONAL STORIES: EMMA NEVILLE

    February 14, 2017

    Love is in the air for one of our dearest supporters this Valentine’s Day Emma Neville thought that she may never get the chance to be a mother when diagnosed with breast cancer at...

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