A Quick Summary on Smart Drug Smarts #056:
Ketosis vs Cancer with Dr. Thomas Seyfried
On this podcast from SmartDrugSmarts, we are introduced to Dr. Thomas N. Seyfried of Boston College and to his research on how cancer is a metabolic disease and not a genetic one.
He talks about how ketogenic diets have a remarkable therapeutic benefit and are one of the most effective ways for managing difficult to control seizures. He discusses how ketosis can apply as as an epilepsy and cancer treatment, as well as the diets therapeutic benefits as an intervention for a variety of ailments.
He explains how to effectively “starve out” cancer cells by the help of caloric restriction and how regular therapeutic fasting can increase mitochondrial respiration and help prevent cancer.
Listen to his thoughts on metabolic fasting and how you can manage cancer in a way that doesn't induce toxicity.
Dr. Seyfriend, also talks about dream study and downfalls of the medical standard of care.
We also learn about the pharmaceutical industry's angle on the metabolic theory.
Lastly, learn about an experiment in mind-controlled gene expression and find why it might be smart to use nutmeg in moderation this holiday season.
As you can see... a lot was covered and much of it is keto-related.
The video of the podcast is right here down below.