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Reversing Chronic Disease by Diet & Lifestyle Changes

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Albert Cilia Vincenti

An Introduction to Medicine of the Future – Available Today

This is a brief introduction to future articles featuring the work of Dean Ornish, a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Founder President of the non-profit Preventive Medicine Research Institute at California University.   Doctors and lay people often assume that medical advances are a new drug, a new laser, or surgery to be effective – high-tech and expensive.  They often disbelieve that simple choices – what we eat, how we respond to stress, whether we smoke, how much we exercise, and the quality of our relationships – can make such a powerful difference to our health and survival.

Most publications on this subject are based on anecdotal evidence, the experience of others, or on wishful thinking, often making unfulfilled promises.  Professor Ornish’s work is unique, being based on 30 years research into what works, what doesn’t, for whom, and under what circumstances.  His recommendations are grounded in science, and have been proven to work:-

  • They help prevent, slow, stop, and even reverse progression of common deadly diseases, including coronary artery disease, prostate cancer, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, dyslipidaemia, arthritis, etc.

  • His research team recently conducted the first study in men with prostate cancer showing that comprehensive lifestyle changes may change gene expression – turning on good parts of genes and turning off harmful ones.

  • They recently conducted the first study showing how quickly comprehensive lifestyle changes may improve cellular age.  Telomeres (DNA chromosomal ends) affect longevity.  As they shorten and their structural integrity weakens, cells age, die quicker, and your life shortens.  They found that telomerase (enzyme which repairs telomeres) increased significantly with their diet and lifestyle programme after only 3 months.

  • Ornish’s team has consistently shown that their programme can motivate many people to make and maintain bigger diet and lifestyle changes, and to achieve better clinical outcomes and larger cost savings than have ever been demonstrated.


The above is an outline of what Professor Ornish’s research is about.  Future articles will detail how and why the above claims work, and will be fully referenced.


Professor Cilia-Vincenti is a former teacher of disease mechanisms in London and Malta Medical Schools, and has a special interest in natural medicine.

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Professor Albert Cilia-Vincenti MD FRCPath is a private consultant pathologist in Malta and Chairman of the Academy of Nutritional Medicine (London) and former scientific delegate to the European Medicines Agency (London). He is a former pathology services director to the British and Maltese health services, and a former teacher of London and Malta Universities. He trained at London’s Royal Marsden, Royal Free, St George’s, Charing Cross and The Middlesex hospitals.

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