The most common way to consume calcium is dairy. Unfortunately, calcium is loaded with saturated fat. That’s why we are sharing our top five plant-based sources of calcium. Plus, we share our favorite recipes for each source.Read More
Grilling certain foods poses a cancer-risk. Alison, a board certified oncology dietitian, dives into the research of what grilled foods contain cancer-causing substances and her 4 tips for healthier grilling this summer!Read More
Have you been wanting to transition to a plant-based diet but finding it overwhelming? Whether your goal is to become 100% plant-based, or just incorporate more plants into your diet — these 5 tips are for you!Read More
Peanut butter in oatmeal is hands-down one of my favorites! This baked version is perfect for even the pickiest of oatmeal eaters. It is dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, and lower in sugar than typical baked oatmeal. The whole family will love this!
In this post, Alison also covers the benefits of whole grains for cancer prevention & weight loss!Read More
Although flaxseed may recently be familiar to many, their use for the treatment of health conditions has been used documented as early as ancient Greece by Hippocrates. Alison shares the research of flaxseed as it relates to cancer + how to incorporate in your own disease fighting diet!Read More
“How bad is Diet Coke for me?” When someone asks me this, the first thing that comes to mind is aspartame (APM). It’s the artificial sweetener in the beloved drink of so many. But does it increase one’s risk for cancer? We dive into the studies that tell us!Read More
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?
One of the most controversial topics in nutrition and cancer is soy. Some say it can increase your risk for breast cancer, others say it actually reduces your risk for breast cancer. Alison, a certified specialist in oncology nutrition, shares her professional opinion and research that supports it.Read More
Our grocery stores are packed with highly processed foods that are labeled as “healthy”. What if there was a way to help guide us? Well, we have one — the five-to-one fiber rule. Download our cheat sheet today!Read More
This story will give you some insight into our friend Martha’s journey with food and how her relationship with it changed over the course of her life during and after cancer. Martha is a fighter and an inspiration!Read More
Introducing Wholesome’s 5-Day Cancer Fighting Challenge meal plan! Menu plan is complete with 5 days of meals, a complete grocery list and more! The menu plan focused on specific foods research has found to have cancer fighting properties, all while avoiding foods that increase cancer risk. Download it today!Read More
This is likely the biggest question Alison gets from her patients. As always, Alison dives into the research about what you need to know about sugar and cancer. It’s likely not what you think!Read More
Just like all calories, excessive consumption of calories from sugar can lead to weight gain. Therefore, we should be cautious of the hidden or added sugars in our diet. Here are a few items that have hidden sugar and what to swap them with.Read More
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.Read More