Of all the claims made about ketogenic diets, it is ‘curing cancer’ that is the standout and most emotive one. In this blog post, I look at the evidence behind that claim.Thanks to earlier detection and much better treatment options, cancer today is more survivable than ever before. But we are still a long way from curing cancer across the board for all types of cancer … [Read more...] about Can keto cure cancer?
There is a credible link between drinking hot beverages such as tea and coffee and the risk of oesophageal cancer. For the first time, researchers have been able to answer the question of just how hot, is too hot?Cancer of the oesophagus kills over 500,000 people worldwide each year with most of these deaths in Asia, Africa and South America. In Australia, it claims over … [Read more...] about How hot is too hot for a drink?
Women with breast cancer who take antioxidant supplements during their chemotherapy or radiotherapy treatment have been found to have higher rates of mortality and cancer recurrence.At least when it comes to reducing the risk of cancer, diets high in fruits and vegetables (which are also high in antioxidants) can be protective. The question of if high-dose antioxidant … [Read more...] about Why antioxidant supplements are best avoided during cancer treatment
Bowel cancer ranks as one of Australia’s most common cancers, especially for people aged over 50. This is one form of cancer where diet and lifestyle choices play a big part in changing a person’s risk of developing it. That makes it a good news story because lifestyle factors are changeable. Here I outline the key lifestyle habits to consider looking at.Bowel cancer (also … [Read more...] about Five ways to cut your risk of bowel cancer
Eating well is an important part of reducing a person’s risk of cancer. When it comes to dietary choices for people who have survived cancer, key themes surface showing that a healthy diet is just as important.Thanks though to earlier detection and improved treatments, more and more people are surviving a cancer diagnosis and going on to live long lives. Well-supported diet … [Read more...] about Diet clues to surviving cancer