Alison Gannett was diagnosed with terminal malignant brain cancer in 2013, and given 6.8 months to live with standard of care. After a partially successful surgery, she found Dr. Nasha Winters, utilizing her metabolic approach and new treatments to reverse the root causes of her cancer. The radical changes to her diet and lifestyle, produced stunning results that confounded her doctors.
Alison specializes in personalized nutrition and lifestyle coaching – adjunct support to prevent, manage, or conquer cancer using DNA, blood chemistry, health history and molecular tumor pathology. She is a keynote speaker around the globe on the topic of overcoming her terminal cancer and how others can reverse or prevent the root causes of the cancering process. In 2014, she completed a year-long training with the Integrative Cancer Advocacy Network (ICAN), taught by Dr. Nasha Winters. From 2014 onwards, she consults frequently with Dr. Nasha Winters via ZOOM for their mutual clients, with Alison doing the customized nutrition/lifestyle and Dr. Nasha doing the customized treatment program, with support from one of her trained practitioners. In 2015 she opened her “Customized Oncology Nutrition” consulting business. Alison then launched her breakthrough anti-cancer eCookbook, realizing that most recipes on the internet were not therapeutic. In 2020, Alison completed her Ketogenic Nutrition Specialist training with American Nutrition Association. She also frequently consults on customized nutrition/lifestyle for clients of Dr. Kirsten West, Dr. Jade Robbins, Dr Erin Singh, Dr. Mark Hancock, Dr. Melanie Gisler, Dr. Ronald Matthias, Dr. Chris Duhon, and many more. In 2018 she added her very specialized DIY anti-cancer nutrition and lifestyle on-line video program and anti-cancer eBook. Formerly, she graduated Summa Cum Laude with Honors in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science from University of Vermont.
She has worked with clients all over the globe to customize their nutrition and lifestyle prevent and conquer cancer. She works closely with Licensed practitioners whom can book on your behalf with Dr. Nasha Winters for customized treatment protocols. Upon booking, you will receive recommendations for adding one of these key medical professionals to your team.
Since no two people are alike and no two cancering processes are alike, she creates a customized plan based upon each person’s DNA, blood chemistry, and health history. Read what her clients have to say as well as the testimonials of many of the oncologists and doctors she works with.
Learning that using standard of care (SOC) of surgery, chemo and radiation would not save her life, and that “success” from her oncologist’s perspective was to prolong life by a few months, maybe a few years, Alison wanted to find a way to beat her cancer and live a happy and healthy life. Alison immediately connected with Dr. Winter’s scientific approach to personalizing cancer treatment.
Like many cancer patients, Alison had thought she was extremely healthy before diagnosis – she traveled the world, ate organic, exercised frequently, and had healthy relationships. She blamed her fatigue, poor memory, arthritis, shingles, Epstein Barr, allergies, migraines, infections, and injuries on getting older and just plain “normal”. Upon reflection, right from childhood, her “check engine light” was on, but she had just chosen to “put tape over it”.
Alison’s life began with adversity, as a child of an alcoholic father. Being overweight, dorky, uncoordinated and insecure as a kid, she began to overcome her fears and weight by diving into extreme sports in her 20’s. She became so obsessed with proving her worth, that she became a World Champion Extreme Freeskier in Canada in 1998, and won titles in South America and Japan. She then went on to star in ski films with TGR, Warren Miller, and MSP, and was named freeskier of the year (see the videos and photos below). Meanwhile, she took on the weight of the world, becoming an award-winning climate change consultant, featured by Outside Magazine, National Geographic, and working with Al Gore. Little did she know that the stress of this work and play was taking its toll. “You may love your job, but that does not mean it is not killing you” is a quote she will never forget.
Dr. Nasha worked with Alison to reverse the root causes of cancer – including genetics/epigenetics, blood sugar balance, toxin burden, microbiome/digestion, immune system, inflammation, blood circulation/angiogenesis, hormone balance, stress/biorhythms, and mental/emotional health. She tracks 70 lab markers monthly to monitor her health in order to adjust treatments, diet, lifestyle, exercise, stress, and sleep. Dr. Nasha Winters also used a wide variety of treatments to reduce the tumor burden, including hyperbaric oxygen (HBOT), low dose naltrexone (LDN), and high dose melatonin.
Alison’s cancer not only stopped “tumoring,” which defied and mystified her oncology team, but many other health issues also resolved themselves, including – Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, joint arthritis, breast fibroids, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), seasonal allergies, migraines, bladder/yeast infections, non-alcoholic fatty-liver disease, pre-diabetes, and her Alzheimer’s and heart disease markers.
She and her husband Jason, now currently grow and raise almost all their anti-cancer foods at their farm in Colorado.