January 2012 Newsletter Impact Young Heroes

Happy new year everyone and welcome to the first edition of 2012.  I do hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. In this months newsletter we bring you the latest ‘Beat Cancer with Nutrition’ where we take a look at a leafy green called Kale. Often underestimated yet a nutritional powerhouse, Kale […]

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October 2011 Newsletter Impact Young Heroes

Happy Halloween everyone and welcome to our October edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter. In this months newsletter we take a look at the latest cancer news which focuses on the link between phones and cancer. The Institute of Cancer Epidemiology in Copenhagen studied thousands of long-term mobile phone subscribers and compared them to a high […]

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Beat cancer with nutrition: Watercress

Watercress is often placed to the side of a plate as a decorative garnish, but it has been revered for its health properties for centuries. The father of medicine, Hippocrates, is believed to have located his first hospital close to a freshwater stream to have a ready supply of the plant, while 17th Century herbalist […]

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September 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the September edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter, your one-stop-shop for all the latest charity and cancer news. In this months newsletter we bring you the latest super food sweeping the nation. The humble Watercress is one of the most highly nutritious vegetables, with its health benefits attributed to its nutrient content.  Gram for gram, […]

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August 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the August edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter. Everyone loves chocolate….right? but did you know that a little dark chocolate a day literally will keep the doctor at bay? Read on to find out the reason why. We express our thanks to those who have fundraised over the last month, including Jamie Hiles; a […]

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Physical activity, exercise and cancer

By being physically active, you can reduce the risk of breast, bowel and womb cancer. Keeping active could help to prevent thousands of cases of cancer in the UK every year. Just 30 minutes of moderate activity a day, five days a week, can have a positive effect on your health. And the more active you […]

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‘Stage set’ for large trials to widen leukaemia and lymphoma donor pool

Two new US clinical trials suggest more patients with leukaemia and lymphoma could benefit from bone marrow transplants if half-matched bone marrow or unrelated umbilical cord blood were used. A donor’s tissue usually has to be a full match with the recipient’s tissue in order for a transplant to go ahead. This means that many […]

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Beating cancer with nutrition: Rhubarb crumble

  Beating cancer with nutrition Rhubarb crumble – the new cancer-busting superfood  Researchers have found that the traditional family favourite, like many red vegetables, contains cancer killing chemicals.  More suprising baking the plant for 20 minutes – like in a crumble or pie – dramatically increases their concentration.  Now it is hoped that extracting the substances […]

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July 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the July edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter; your one stop shop for all the latest charity fundraising and cancer news. Kick starting this mid-year edition we take a look at the great British pudding causing a stir amongst health professionals with our column ‘Beat cancer with nutrition’. We all know exercise is generally […]

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Beating cancer with nutrition

Nutrition is an important part in beating cancer. Wrong foods place an enormous amount of stress on the body’s cells, causing normal body cells to become acidic, high in sugar, and cancerous during the dividing process.  Therefore over the next few months we will take a look at different superfoods that may help prevent or […]

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