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  • The 2-Day Diet, and the ramblings of a yo-yo dieter…

    January 17, 2017

    Greetings. I trust you are all well, and settling in to 2017. So, hands up who’s on a health kick then? And hands up who’s already thought balls to it, and sought comfort in...

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  • INSPIRATIONAL STORIES: LINDSAY OCCLESTON

    January 13, 2017

    When Lindsay Occleston received a diagnosis of breast cancer, she developed a tenacious desire to beat the disease and remain cancer-free. She did this partly by educating herself on the importance of living a...

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  • INSPIRATIONAL STORIES: DIANA HARRIS

    January 11, 2017

    For Diana Harris, battling breast cancer meant a complete change of perspective. After climbing the corporate ladder for 25 years, she plumped for a change in direction and decided to start her own business...

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  • 3 HEALTHY RECIPES TO TRY THIS WINTER

    January 5, 2017

    My name is Pamela aka SpamellaB, a music-loving, health and fitness-obsessed Manchester-based blogger and freelancer working with health food brands doing recipe creation, content and social. It’s a pleasure to provide this post for...

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  • THANK YOU FOR ‘USING YOUR LOAF’!

    November 1, 2016

    ROBERTS BAKERY HITS £50,000 TARGET AND HELPS PREVENT BREAST CANCER FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS   Thanks to the North West’s bread lovers, Roberts Bakery has hit its fundraising target to raise £50,000 for charity Prevent...

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  • A day in the life of Michelle Harvie – London to Paris 2016

    October 11, 2016

    Prevent Breast Cancer dietitian, Michelle Harvie, took on this year’s London 2 Paris bike ride, alongside a team of 33 other riders. This is her story of the 320 mile trip setting off from...

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  • The London 2 Paris Cycle Challenge – Our Story

    September 26, 2016

    On Wednesday the 21st September 2016, the Prevent Breast Cancer London 2 Paris Cycle Challenge team set off on their epic 320 mile ride across Southern England and Northern France. This is our story…....

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  • A diet, but not as you know it – Part 8

    September 2, 2016

      Many moons ago when I was finally slim and healthy, I swore to myself that I’d never go back to old miserable fat me. Exercise was just as natural as breathing, for every...

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  • TO HRT OR NOT TO HRT?

    August 26, 2016

    The link between hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and breast cancer risk has been a controversial and highly disputed subject for many years. However, this week, the results of a large study into the effect...

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  • TRY OUR SCRUMPTIOUS, HEALTHY FLAPJACKS

    August 19, 2016

    Whether it’s the appeal of freshly baked bread at an Artisan Market or a nation enthralled by The Great British Bake Off there is no denying that baking is back. We understand that all...

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  • A GLASS A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY?

    July 28, 2016

    We have long been aware of the links between alcohol and certain cancers, including breast cancer, with an abundance of research pointing to its harmful effects. However, some advice in the past has suggested...

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  • To diet or not to diet – Part 7

    July 8, 2016

      So, I’ve put weight on, and I can tell you exactly where I’ve put it…on my left hand, on my wedding finger, for I am engaged to be married. Just writing those words...

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  • The Original 5:2 Diet – Part 6

    June 24, 2016

    Hello everyone, and welcome back to my musings on the 2-Day Diet. I’ve decided to take a different slant this week, and by that I mean I’m going to try and be more positive. My...

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  • The 2-Day Diet Could Cut Breast Cancer Risk

    June 17, 2016

    Diet and lifestyle is a key area of research at Prevent Breast Cancer and this week saw one of our latest research studies within that field capture the attention of the media. The study,...

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  • Rhino blood and dieting – Part 5

    June 10, 2016

    As a rule, I don’t swim. I’m actually a very good swimmer, but since my weight struggles, I don’t do water in public. The thought of being in a costume is completely anathema to...

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