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525: How to Starve Cancer & Heal the Body | Dr. Thomas Seyfried

525: How to Starve Cancer & Heal the Body | Dr. Thomas Seyfried

Update: 2023-03-074


Watch the full video interview on YouTube here:

Thomas N. Seyfried (IG: @thomasseyfriedbc) is Professor of Biology at Boston College, and received his Ph.D. in Genetics and Biochemistry.

He has over 200 peer-reviewed publications and is author of the book, Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management, and Prevention of Cancer.

If you or someone you know has cancer, you’ll definitely want to tune in and learn about this alternative way of treating the disease. 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Are less people really dying of cancer these days?
  • Treat cancer as a metabolic disease, not a genetic disease
  • The biggest challenges getting cancer research recognized
  • Metabolic therapy vs. standard of care
  • Treating brain tumors with metabolic therapy
  • How to measure your glucose ketone index (GKI)
  • Cancer loves glucose and glutamine
  • Genetic mutations aren’t the cause of cancer
  • The primary role of ketone bodies
  • What is Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT)?
  • The growth of cancer cells
  • Are exogenous ketones being used as an adjunct to therapy?
  • The press-pulse strategy for glutamine
  • Administering low-dose drugs under therapeutic ketosis
  • The standard of care for cancer is not working
  • Water fasting vs the keto diet/drug combo
  • Learning to manage cancer without recurrence
  • What is the DON? + How the press/pulse strategy works
  • Metabolic therapy isn’t getting a fair clinical trial
  • The future of cancer
  • Cancer is a massive tragedy for humanity
  • Can cancer screening be non-invasive?
  • How to prevent cancer

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Related links:

Dr. Thomas Seyfried - Cancer as a Metablic Disease (book)

Dr. Thomas Seyfried's website

Follow Dr. Thomas Seyfried on Instagram and Twitter

Dr. Thomas Seyfried - Boston College (Research Publications)

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dana–Farber Cancer Institute

Cancer Revolution (documentary)

Pablo Kelly

Glucose Ketone Index (GKI)

Dr. Otto Warburg

Listen to Dr. Dominic D'Agostino previously on TUHP (episode #133)

Dr. Dominic D'Agostino

Guy Tenenbaum & Fred Evrard - Can We Heal From Cancer? (book)

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Comments (1)


I watched this episode on YouTube and found it very compelling. I decided to look for a podcast with the same name as your channel - Bingo!

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