Cancer Cells Love Sugar

July 2, 2019

Cancer cells need sugar to survive.  Sure, there may be a few types that minimize the use of sugar.  But most cancers we know of including breast, ovarian, colon, pancreas, lung, cervix, brain tumors, kidney, and many more all have one thing in common.  They love sugar, better known in the body as glucose.  In fact, without glucose, these cancer…

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Whole Foods and Processed Foods: What’s the difference?

July 10, 2018

When I meet people who are interested in nutrition and begin answering the many questions they have, often their final question for me is this.  If you had just one piece of advice for everyone, or one diet you would recommend, what would it be?  My answer is always “eat a whole foods diet.”  After that, I would say about…

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Is Meat Really Bad for You?

May 29, 2018

I have seen environmental advocates on the internet, in popular documentaries, and even on TV shows encouraging everyone and their brother to become a vegan because they claim eating animal products is the root cause of all our chronic health issues.  Quite frankly, it angers me.  While all nutritionists will agree that the healthiest diets are those where the majority…

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What You Need To Know About Farmer’s Markets

May 19, 2018

It’s that time of year when farmer’s markets are opening their doors once again (at least those that are not open year round) and local patrons will be looking for fresh, locally grown produce.  But it’s not just produce you find at farmer’s markets these days.  There’s all kinds of products from jellies and jams, to beef jerky, to coffees…

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Cancer Prevention Properties of Flaxseed

May 16, 2018

I have a high risk for breast cancer.  My maternal grandmother, mother, maternal aunt, and only sister all have had breast cancer between the ages of 48 and 53.  I went to a genetic counselor when I was in my late 40s and was told my absolute risk of breast cancer is nearly 70%. That doesn’t mean my risk of…

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