Beth Torbert, better known as Bif Naked, is busy shaking hands and kissing babies. On a sunny morning in early October, Bif is walking in Vancouver’s CIBC Run for the Cure.
It appeared to have some positive short term results for some people (shrinking or slowing down tumors), but I was beginning to have some doubts about it working long term. I have huge respect for them, not because of their theories, but because they are getting RESULTS, including reversing “incurable” stage four cancers. Gonzalez wrote an eight part article series for Natural Health 365 on the history and failure of the ketogenic diet for cancer. Gonzalez’s nutritional cancer treatment expertise is much deeper than ANYONE currently promoting the ketogenic diet for cancer, because unlike anyone else promoting it, he actually treats cancer patients with nutrition every day.Could this be another possible dietary strategy to heal cancer? Since then, many others have jumped on the bandwagon.So naturally I shared information about it on this site, thinking it might be a viable option for some. And at first glance, there is a compelling hypothesis which presents the ketogenic diet as a method to starve cancer cells of their primary fuel, glucose, thus killing the cancer.At that time there were no other sites (at least none as large as this one) talking about the ketogenic diet and how it may help cancer patients. Despite the zealous promoters of it, some of whom I have great respect for, my opinion of the ketogenic diet has changed.It started with several long phone conversations and email exchanges I had with cancer healing expert friend who was adamant that the ketogenic diet did not work in healing cancer long term. Linda Isaacs MD have had remarkable success treating cancer patients with a non-toxic nutritional protocol that incorporates some Gerson principles along with the late Dr.