Cancer Diet

Anti Cancer Diet Articles by Dr. Heather Paulson, ND

There is so much to say about the relationship between eating habits and cancer. An anti cancer diet is a powerful tool in your natural medicine kit. As a Board Certified Naturopathic Oncologist, I went through medical school (just like any other doctor) and focused on naturopathic medicine. Naturopathic medicine uses herbs, vitamins, diet, and nutrition as the primary treatment, using drugs only when necessary. Please find below the articles I have written about nutrition and diets that are designed to help you fight cancer, as well as trendy diets that may not be best for you.


Top 5 Cancer Fighting Supplements

My Favorite Cancer Fighting Supplements Whether you're trying to prevent cancer or maybe you've already been diagnosed with cancer, the number one question I always get is, "What should I start with? Where should I begin with my supplements?" Here are the top five supplements that I recommend for someone who has been diagnosed with [...]

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Sometimes in life we wish things had a simple yes or no answer. Especially with a substance as addictive as sugar. To make things just a little more complicated, are we talking about sugar in general? Granulated sugar like you use as sweetener? Sugar from fruit? Sugar from honey? All of these sugars act differently [...]

Eat Red, White and Blue: Anti-Cancer Foods for Your Summer Celebration

Do you ever look down at your plate and think, “Wow, this is so pretty!” If not, it’s time for you to add some more colors to your meal. Making a colorful meal is like painting a beautiful masterpiece. Your taste buds will start dancing because each color represents a different flavor profile. But the [...]

Gerson Therapy: Should You Be Using This?

If you have been researching cancer diets, chances are you have come across the Gerson therapy. There are some great testimonials and documentaries that support the use of Gerson diet changes. However, for most of my patients, the changes recommended in the Gerson Diet are just way too much for day to day living. I’ve [...]

Pescatarian Diet Reduces Cancer Risk

Have you heard about how a pescatarian diet reduces cancer risk? It is even being investigated for reducing risk of cancer recurrence! Today I am going to share with you some of the latest cancer diet research and help define the pescatarian diet. What Is the Pescatarian Diet? A pescatrian diet is a modified vegetarian [...]

3 Healthy and Easy Cancer Preventing Dinner Menus

You might have already read my post on the 10 Must-Have Cancer Preventing foods. If you have been wondering just how to get these foods into your diet it’s really easy to create healthy meals! Pick a cancer preventing dinner menu from some of my favorite recipes. […]

10 Must-Have Cancer Fighting Foods

Cancer prevention starts with food in your kitchen! I love to look to the kitchen as a great place to start for cancer fighting foods and cancer prevention.  If I could be a little birdie on your shoulder at the grocery store, there are a couple of things I would suggest you put in your cart… [...]

A Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving! It’s just around the corner. As a naturopath, I think Thanksgiving is the perfect fall holiday (opposed to Halloween, an ND’s worst nightmare) Why is Thanksgiving so perfect you ask? Because we get to practice eating a clean and green whole foods diet! Think about it… lean protein, sweet potatoes, green beans, leafy greens… [...]