An astonishing 70 percent of cancer is diet related. When it comes to treating cancer, conventional medicine is good at cutting it, burning it, and poisoning it, but many doctors fail to treat the root cause. Functional Medicine empowers patients and practitioners to optimize health by addressing the root causes of disease.
The right diet is imperative in preventing cancer and during the healing process. This is in large part because of the role insulin plays in cancer. Insulin acts as a growth factor in the body, which is one of the reasons too much insulin leads to obesity. It’s also why insulin will support the growth of cancer cells.
On today’s mini-episode, Dhru sits down with Dr. William Li to discuss how recent research is now revealing the connection between insulin resistance and cancer, what you can eat to prevent cancer, and much more.
In this episode we dive into:
- How sugar fuels cancer
- Foods that starve cancer
- How to supercharge your immune system
- The power of polyphenols on the gut microbiome
- Akkermansia and cancer immunotherapy
Listen to the full episode here.
For more on Dr. William Li, follow him on Instagram @DrWilliamLi, Facebook @DrWilliamLi, YouTube @DrWilliamLi, and through his website, drwilliamli.com. Get his book, Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself, here. Learn more about his course, Eat to Beat Disease, here. Sign up for his free masterclasses here.
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