Gluten and Dairy: Cancer Friends or Foes

There are certain questions and assumptions that I hear over and over when it comes to building the best diet for cancer recovery or prevention. My goal is to bring clarity to as many of these confusing topics as possible. Today I want to discuss the following assumption: “Gluten and dairy are toxic foods that […]


Real Food First

I was a child of the 80’s. Both of my parents worked outside of the home while my sister and I were bouncing around from school to swim practice to homework. We grew up with all the packaged, processed, and convenience foods that were so popular during this decade and frankly made life easier for […]


4 Steps For Healthy Weight Gain During Treatment

This topic is very close to my heart. As a Cancer Dietitian I know how important the quality of your diet is when you’re actively healing from cancer. And yet I hear all the time how people are being told by their well-meaning oncology team that… “Diet doesn’t matter” “Eat whatever you want” “Now is […]


Using Supplements During Treatment

One of the strategies we brought in right from the beginning during my Dad’s cancer journey was supplement support. Thankfully his oncologist had been on board with that plan and allowed him to add supplements to his treatment regimen right from the start. Unfortunately though this is not the case with all oncologists. In fact […]


7 Root Causes of Cancer

My Dad would have celebrated his 72nd birthday on New Year’s Day this year but unfortunately he didn’t live long enough to see that day. He lived over 6 years after first being diagnosed with cancer. He made it through 6 months of chemo, with very little side effects, and enjoyed good health after that. […]