It’s becoming clear: to survive chemo you have to eat the right diet

Researchers report a healthy low-calorie diet during chemotherapy shrinks tumors twice as much as drugs alone.  The evidence for an anti-cancer diet has been growing.  A search at the National Library of Medicine for “ketogenic (high-fat/low sugar-carbohydrate) diet and cancer finds 128 reports. [Nat’l Library Medicine PUBMED]  Such a low calorie diet is said to weaken tumor cells and heighten response of cancer-killing T cells.  Even fasting appears to be effective.  [Daily Mail July 11, 2016] The question remains: will any of this science get into daily practice at cancer clinics?

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