Ketogenic Diet and Cancer

The Ketogenic diet and cancer – part 8 of 8

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(NaturalHealth365) In my previous article, I addressed the “ketogenic enthusiasts,” as I call them, who appear to be promoting the ketogenic diet as a cancer treatment despite the lack of convincing human data. Here, in this final installment in the series, I want to offer my perspective on why the ketogenic diet, in practice and in theory, most likely won’t ... Read More »

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The Ketogenic diet and cancer – part 7 of 8

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(NaturalHealth365) In the prior article, I examined the experience of Dr. Atkins, who treated many patients with a ketogenic diet without success, and the dearth of data in Dr. Seyfried’s book, Cancer as a Metabolic Disease. Editor’s Note: To access the entire series of articles, anytime, simply visit the Ketogenic Diet and Cancer section of our website, NaturalHealth365.com In this ... Read More »

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The Ketogenic diet and cancer – part 6 of 8

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(NaturalHealth365) In the previous installment in this series, I discussed my experiences with the Kelley-based approach utilizing individualized diets for cancer patients, often high in natural carbohydrates and sugars – which, according to Dr. Seyfried, should be anathema to a cancer patient. Editor’s Note: To access the entire series of articles, anytime, simply visit the Ketogenic Diet and Cancer section ... Read More »

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The Ketogenic diet and cancer – part 5 of 8

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(NaturalHealth365) In the last article, I discussed at some length the work of the late Dr. William Donald Kelley, who over a 20-year period developed a complex nutritional approach to cancer and other degenerative diseases, involving individualized dietary prescriptions, supplements, large doses of pancreatic enzymes, and detoxification routines such as the coffee enemas. Editor’s Note: To access the entire series ... Read More »

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The Ketogenic diet and cancer – part 4 of 8

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(NaturalHealth365) In my previous article, I explored the history of the ketogenic diet, going back to the beginnings of the last century, up to its strongest proponent prior to Dr. Seyfried, the late and famed diet doctor, Robert Atkins. As fervent as Bob Atkins was about his high-fat ketogenic diet, I knew by then that others, such as Nathan Pritikin, ... Read More »

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The Ketogenic diet and cancer – part 3 of 8

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(NaturalHealth365) In the previous article, I examined the theoretical basis for the no-carb, high-fat “ketogenic” diet as a tool against cancer, as presented by Dr. Seyfried in his book, Cancer as a Metabolic Disease. But scientists, long before Dr. Seyfried, have claimed value in a ketogenic diet for any number of human conditions. Editor’s Note: To access the entire series ... Read More »

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The Ketogenic diet and cancer – part 2 of 8

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(NaturalHealth365) In my previous article, I discussed some of the more notable “cancer miracles” promoted by the media and scientific community that ultimately proved to be disappointments. The most recent theoretical breakthrough, one which seems to have gripped the alternative world first before filtering into mainstream academic thinking, is the “ketogenic diet.” Editor’s Note: To access the entire series of ... Read More »

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The Ketogenic diet and cancer – part 1 of 8

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(NaturalHealth365) In recent months, many people – patients, friends, colleagues, strangers – have contacted my office, wondering what I think about the “ketogenic diet” for cancer as proposed by Dr. Thomas Seyfried, that seems all the rage in both the alternative and conventional medical worlds. Many have asked for a comprehensive response, because Dr. Seyfried’s thesis totally contradicts our approach ... Read More »

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