Whether through the intake of grains, (examples are pasta, cereal, crackers, bread, and rice), or refined sugars, (cookies, cakes, candy or simply added table sugar), sugar in the diet is not only a major trigger of inflammation that sparks the development of illnesses such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer, but it also feeds cancer directly.
Healthy cells can use sugar or fat for fuel, but cancer cells are only built to utilize sugar.
A ketogenic diet, one that is characterized by high fat, moderate protein and low carbohydrate intake has been shown to “evoke a physiological state similar to that triggered by exercise or fasting” and has been shown to “present a viable option as an adjunct therapy for cancer.
You will learn more about the ketogenic diet and be provided useful recipes while at the Natural Healing Center.
(Quotes are from PubMed ID: 27557542)