My journey would have been different if there were such a book as “The Whole-Food Guide,” because it is so specific for breast cancer.  The authors cover “Traditional and Emerging Risk Factors, Eating for Health, Avoidable Exposures, a lot about all aspects of nutrition including sufficiencies, efficiencies, glucose, weight, immunity, inflammation and lowering toxic burden, and hormone harmony.”  …  But the book doesn’t end there.  It is followed up with recipes, resources, and references.  Edward Bauman and Helayne Waldman did an excellent comprehensive job.  It is well written and easy to follow.  And as I said, every breast cancer patient fears the dreaded word recurrence.  This book is a major step to empower women to do everything in their power to prevent one.  The rest is in God’s hands.

—Marilyn Holasek Lloyd, Coping & Commentary  Read full review here.

As the general public becomes more interested in the benefits of healthy eating, these authors are shining a light on the association between nutrition and malignant disease. The book is an evidence-based treatise on the role of nutrition in wellness, treatment, and follow-up care as a vital part of dealing with cancer.  It also happens to be the part which the patient has the most control over.  The book is a treasure chest of cutting-edge information. It includes a meal plan, pantry set-up, and starter recipes.  Display this one front and center.

—Anna Jedrziewski, New Age Retailer

The heart and soul of the The Whole-Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors is empowering! The book is chocked full of wonderful morsels of information, and shows us that food is one of our most powerful tools towards healing and nourishment.

—Rebecca Katz, MS, author, The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery

With one in seven women suffering from breast cancer, The Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors is a much-needed book.  It provides usefull information for women who are looking a holistic approach.  This book provides a good road map to guide breast cancer survivors into a healthier lifestyle. 

—David Brownstein, M.D., Author of 10 Books and Dr. Brownstein’s Natural Way to Health Monthly NEwsletter.  www.drbrownstein.com.

The Whole-Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors is a commonsense compendium of what you need to know to live longer and better if you have or had breast cancer, or want to prevent it.  Authors Bauman and Waldman wisely blend lifestyle and natural strategies that strengthen our body’s defenses against cancer and promote wellness. A must read for anyone who wants to take control of their health’s destiny.

—Len Saputo, MD, founder of the Health Medicine Forum, Health Medicine Center, & author of A Return to Healing

The Whole Foods Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors offers readers a robust synthesis of how nutrition can dramatically reduce your risk of breast cancer or recurrence. It provides not the watered-down and jaded suggestions offered previously but exciting, new tips that most oncologists don’t know. Highly empowering and life-altering for women–and we’re all at risk for breast cancer.

—Sara Gottfried, MD
The Gottfried Center for Integrative Medicine in Berkeley, CA.

I’m very impressed with how much work went into this book and I will definitely be adding it to my list of recommended books. It is well-organized, and is written in a way that I’m sure most people will understand. Bravo!

-Brian Lawenda, MD
21st Century Oncology, Las Vegas, NV

The Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors Here is a must have book for all women who have been through breast cancer and want to thrive, not just survive. This is one of those books that I wish I had written. It’s that good!

Dr. Nalini Chilkov, Integrative Cancer Specialist

I was recently introduced to Helayne Waldman, author of “The Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors”. I would have given it a different title because it is the first book I have ever encountered that explains what different foods do to your body and how ingredients, vitamins and minerals affect various systems in our body. The detail, and sometimes you have to read and then reread to fully absorb the knowledge is mindblowing. Every person that has had high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, hypertension, lethargy, depression, multiple sclerosis I could go on and on, should read this book. You will learn something. You will take away more understandable awareness of why healthy eating is important and that it isn’t hard to make quality adjustments in your diet without sacrifice to taste and food enjoyment. The book lets you learn more about yourself and your health numbers than any doctor has ever helped me to understand. Ever.

Mary Rice
Chicago, Ill.


As a two-time breast cancer survivor, I found Dr. Helayne Waldman’s book an absolute must read! Current cancer statistics state that one in three people will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetime. Dr. Waldman’s book may change those statistics to more favorable numbers.

Kathleen O’Keefe-Kanavos author/radio host

I LOVE this book. I’ve got Stage IV cancer, but it’s books like this that are helping me to stay strong and not let cancer win. Did you know that your lymph system doesn’t have a pump and, only exercise keeps you from stewing in your lymphatic juices? Me either…til I read this book! Get it, you will not regret it!

B. Christian, Breast Cancer patient

One Comment

  1. I’m wondering do give recipes to people who have breast cancer? If you do would you mind sending me some?

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