The Metabolic Approach to Cancer: Integrating Deep Nutrition, the Ketogenic Diet, and Nontoxic Bio-Individualized Therapies

The Metabolic Approach to Cancer: Integrating Deep Nutrition, the Ketogenic Diet, and Nontoxic Bio-Individualized Therapies


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603586863
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Publication date: 05/18/2017
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 79,503
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Dr. Nasha Winters, ND, FABNO, L.Ac, Dipl.OM, is the founder, CEO, and visionary of Optimal Terrain Consulting. She has been working in the health care industry for 25 years and is a nationally board certified naturopathic doctor, licensed acupuncturist, practitioner of oriental medicine, and is a fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology. Initially motivated by a terminal cancer diagnosis 25 years ago, she now lectures all over the world and trains physicians in the application of mistletoe therapy, consults with researchers on projects involving immune modulation via mistletoe, hyperthermia, and the ketogenic diet. She lives in Durango, CO.

Jess Higgins Kelley, MNT, is the Founder and CEO of Remission Nutrition, a global oncology nutrition consulting and education enterprise. In addition to pioneering the field of oncology nutrition, Kelley has been instrumental in the development of oncology nutrition education programs for both the general public and practitioners. With an undergraduate degree in journalism, Kelley has written health and nutrition articles for a multitude of local and national publications and is also the co-author of the forthcoming bookBioregulatory Medicine: An IntegrativeHolistic approach to Self Healing (Chelsea Green, Fall 2018). She lives in Mid Coast Maine.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Introduction: The Cancer Crisis xiii

1 The Solution Is a Metabolic Approach 1

2 Assessing Your Terrain 9

3 Genetics, Epigenetics, and Nutrigenomics: What You Inherit, What You Can Control 23

4 Sugar, Cancer, and the Ketogenic Diet 53

5 Carcinogens, Cancer, and Detoxification 81

6 The Mighty Microbiome: Guts of Our Terrain 117

7 Immune Function: Get on Guard with Deep Nutrition 139

8 The Inflammation-Oxidation Association: Extinguishing the Fires of Cancer with Food 171

9 Cancer Growth and Spread: Halting Angiogenesis and Metastasis 199

10 Hungry for Hormone Balance 223

11 Stress and Circadian Rhythms: Attaining Tranquility and Reconnecting with Natural Cycles 251

12 Mental and Emotional Well-Being: Cultivating the Most Powerful Medicine of All 275

13 Connecting with the Terrain Ten in the Kitchen 299

Acknowledgments 327

Resources 331

Notes 337

Index 363

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