Cancer as a Metabolic Disease, On the origin, manaement and prevenion of Cancer, by Dr. Thomas Seyfried

This book is quite  technical , but gives clear scientific validation for the use of a ketogenic diet in the management of cancer

The Cantin Ketogenic Diet by Elaine Cantin

This book is an easy read, Elaine chronicals how her body eliminated breast cancer after she read Dr Seyfrried’s book and put it into practice.

Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon and Mary Enig

Sally’s book is full of information about the Weston Price way of eating.  Mary Enig provides more inforation than the average person would want to read about fats inclucing which ones are healthy and which ones are not. It is has hundreds of recipes and instructions for eating Nutrient Dense foods.

Fourfold Path to Healing by Thomas Cowan, MD, Sally Fallon & Jaimen McMillan

Dr Cowan’s book has a section on cancer.  This book focuses on Nutrition, Therapeutics, Movement and Meditation


Dr Thomas Cowan, MD

Author of Fourfold Path to Healing and author of “Ask the Doctor” column on Weston Price website. Bryan’s Doctor

 Weston Price Foundation

You will find lots of information about nutrient dense eating and healing here.   You could spend a week in this site and still not read it all.  If you are new to Weston Price, look at the right column and click on the “Get Started”

Links about Cancer

The Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet and its role in Cancer Treatment

Article by Dr. Joseph Mercola

Starving Cancer

Article from CBN News

Effect of a Ketogenic Diet in Patients with Advanced Cancer

A Pilot Trial, abstract on Medscape

 Foods That Fight Cancer

Website by American Institute for Cancer Research – Great information, even thought they recommend a low fat diet.

 Healing Naturally by Bee

This website features recipes and information about a high fat, nutrient dense diet.  Her recipes do not have sugar and very few carbohydrates.

 Peer Reviewed Medical Studies about

Ketogenic Diets

Although our diet is a “modified ketogenic” diet (ketogenic usually have little or no carbohydrates and very few calories), these papers give insight about low-carb diets and cancer.

 Metabolic management of glioblastoma multiforme using standard therapy together with a restricted ketogenic diet: Case Report. Nutrition & Metabolism. 2010, 7:33, Giulio Zuccoli, Thomas N Seyfried.

Targeting energy metabolism in brain cancer: review and hypothesis.  Nutrition & Metabolism, 2005, ThomasN Seyfried & Purna Mukherjee.

 Role of glucose and ketone bodies in the metabolic control of experiental brain cancer. Br J Cancer. 2003 Seyfried TN, Seyfried TN, Sanderson TM, El-Abbadi MM, McGowan R, Mukherjee P.




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