Posts Tagged "metabolic cancer therapies"

Cancer Fighting Recipe: Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Posted on Apr 30, 2013 in Research

This delicious recipe has a cancer fighting power that no chemotherapy has — it destroys tumor stem cells. Tumor stem cells are believed to be a primary cause of tumor recurrence. These stem cells stay inactive during conventional cancer treatment and are not destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation. Then, the tumor stem cells reactivate, producing cancer recurrence or metastases. The good news is that several healing foods destroy tumor stem cells. The cruciferous vegetable family has the super power of activating the “self destruct” mechanism in tumor stem cells. These...

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Bitter Melon and Pancreatic Cancer

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in Research

The Huffington Post ( – Bitter Melon Could Hinder Survival Of Pancreatic CancerCells, Study Suggests – (Sunday, March 17, 2013) A fruit commonly consumed in Asian countries could also play an important role in fighting cancer, according to a new study in mice. Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center found that the juice of the bitter melon — a green squash-shaped produce with a bumpy skin — could stop pancreatic cancer cells from metabolizing glucose. This is important because cancer cells need this energy in order to survive...

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Ask the Doctor: Can Alkaline Diet or Alkaline Water Help Me?

Posted on Apr 14, 2013 in Introduction to Integrative Oncology

Q: I’m reading about the Warburg effect in cancer cells. Can alkaline water or an alkaline diet help me to fight my cancer? A: Tumors make acid because they are growing quickly. However, the acid doesn’t make the tumor grow. An alkaline diet can be beneficial if it’s alkaline because it’s a plant-based diet. Plant foods, exercise, and relaxation all fight cancer on their own. Alkaline diet programs claim that these things are “alkalinizing”, but the anticancer benefits are independent. An alkaline diet can also protect bone density. Blood pH is tightly...

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How Can a Naturopathic Oncologist Help Me with My Cancer Care?

Posted on Apr 12, 2013 in Introduction to Integrative Oncology

A naturopathic oncologist can help you to: Understand your new diagnosis and choose the most helpful treatment options Increase the effectiveness of conventional cancer therapy while reducing side effects Prepare for surgery, and heal afterwards Rebuild health and detoxify after conventional cancer therapy Prevent cancer recurrence by targeting the tumor in ways that conventional therapies miss Create a cancer-fighting metabolism

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