High Protein Diets and Cancer Risk

High Protein Diets and Cancer Risk

High protein and low-carbohydrate diets seem to be all the rage lately -- and seemingly have been since the Atkins diet came out. Everywhere we turn, we can find high-protein cereal, nutrition bars, shakes, and even water!

The research on high-protein diets and how it relates to cancer and all-cause mortality is widely available. Do you know the facts?

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5 Cancer Causing Foods to Avoid

5 Cancer Causing Foods to Avoid

Evidence indicates, of all cancer deaths (0): 30-35% are related to diet. Yet, how often do we hear about the connection between diet and cancer? Not enough. Here are the top 5 foods that are known to cause cancer.

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Benefits of Turmeric + How to Make Your Own Capsules!

Benefits of Turmeric + How to Make Your Own Capsules!

As an oncology dietitian, I am frequently asked about the benefits of turmeric and if I recommend it as a supplement. Yes, I recommend turmeric—but not necessarily in supplemental form. This post reveals why you should consider including turmeric daily but why you should avoid purchasing supplements. Spoiler Alert: Heavy Metals, eek.

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