How Food Can Drive And Slow Cancer Growth

Episode 725 54m


Over the years, it has become a widely held belief that cancer is predominantly genetic or simply the consequence of bad luck. An empowering evolution in cancer research, however, suggests we have far more control over our risk than previously thought. For instance, the right diet is imperative to reduce insulin spikes that act as a cancer growth factor.

Dr. Jason Fung is a physician, author, and researcher. His groundbreaking science-based books about diabetes and obesity, The Diabetes Code, The Obesity Code, and The Complete Guide to Fasting, have sold over one million copies and challenged the conventional wisdom that diabetics should be treated with insulin. Dr. Fung is also the cofounder of The Fasting Method, a program to help people lose weight and reverse type 2 diabetes naturally with fasting. His latest book is The Cancer Code: A Revolutionary New Understanding of a Medical Mystery.

Dhru Purohit is a podcast host, serial entrepreneur, and investor in the health and wellness industry. His podcast, The Dhru Purohit Podcast, is a top-50 global health podcast with over 30 million unique downloads. His interviews focus on the inner workings of the brain and the body and feature the brightest minds in wellness, medicine, and mindset.

Dr. Elizabeth Boham is a physician and nutritionist who practices Functional Medicine at The UltraWellness Center in Lenox, MA. Through her practice and lecturing she has helped thousands of people achieve their goals of optimum health and wellness. She witnesses the power of nutrition every day in her practice and is committed to training other physicians to utilize nutrition in healing.

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Ep. 725 - How Food Can Drive And Slow Cancer Growth