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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Iron in the Plant-Based Diet

Iron in the Plant-Based Diet

Protein, iron, and calcium. When one eats a plant-based diet, these are the common nutrients many question, "But how do you get your ______?"

Today on the blog, I discuss iron and why those who focus on a whole-food, plant-based diet are actually NOT at risk for iron deficiency, yet also have REDUCED risk for heart disease, diabetes, stroke, metabolic syndrome, and cancers.

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