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Plant-based eating has grown exponentially in the past few years, and for good reason. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by board-certified oncology dietitian, Alison Tierney, MS, RD, CD, CSO to discuss how plant-powered eating can help to manage and even prevent chronic disease. Listen in for clarity on the difference between plant-based and vegan diets, why plant-based eating doesn’t always equate to healthy eating, and what to expect when starting a plant-based diet. Plus, learn actionable tips toward successfully adopting a plant-forward approach to eating.

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Alison Tierney, MS, RD, CD, CSO

Alison Tierney, MS, RD, CD, CSO is a registered dietitian, certified specialist in oncology, and founding member of Orgain’s Nutrition Advisory Board. Alison has a B.A. from the University of St. Thomas and went on to earn a B.S. and M.S. in Dietetics from Mount Mary University. She is the founder of Wholesome LLC, a private nutrition practice focused on preventing, managing and even in some cases reversing chronic disease with recommendations strongly rooted in science-based nutrition, and is also a sought-after speaker and presenter.

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