Fasting: The Best Tool To Improving Health

Whether your goal is weight loss, better blood sugar management, lower inflammation, a stronger immune system, cancer prevention, or simply a longer and healthier life, fasting may just be the best thing you could add to your regimen. Fasting is one of the oldest therapies in medicine. Many renowned physicians throughout history and many of […]

Why Dieting Will Never Work

We all know that obesity has become an epidemic in the Unites States. And actually worldwide the numbers are rising as well. When we consider that obesity is a risk factor for many chronic diseases, including cancer, this issue becomes even more concerning. In most towns and cities across the Unites States, you will now […]

Carbs And Cancer

In my last post on diet and cancer we talked about the concerns with Sugar. We discussed the importance of choosing low glycemic carbohydrates and always balancing carbohydrates with good quality protein and healthy fat. We also discussed a bit about why fruit is still healthy for you even though too much sugar is not. […]

What’s The Deal With Gluten

First off an explanation of what gluten is. I don’t want to make the assumption that everyone reading this already knows. Gluten is a protein found in certain grains; most notably wheat, barley, and rye. Gluten is created when two molecules, glutenin and gliadin, come into contact and form a bond. When bakers knead dough […]

Sugar Fuels Cancer

So what’s the deal with sugar? Is it true that sugar feeds cancer? Can it cause cancer to grow and multiply? But I thought sugar feeds healthy cells too? Does that mean I shouldn’t eat fruit? What am I supposed to do? I hear these questions almost every day in my work with cancer patients. […]