Keto for Cancer: Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy as a Targeted Nutritional Strategy (Paperback)
"Keto for Cancer brings clarity to this emerging science and makes implementation of this information straightforward and uncomplicated."--David Perlmutter, New York Times bestselling author
"This book addresses every question or concern that cancer patients might have in using a ketogenic metabolic strategy for managing their cancer."--Thomas Seyfried, PhD
THE comprehensive guide for patients and practitioners from a foremost authority in the emerging field of metabolic therapies for cancer.
Although evidence supporting the benefits of ketogenic diet therapies continues to mount, there is little to guide those who wish to adopt this diet as a metabolic therapy for cancer. Keto for Cancer fills this need. Nutritionist Miriam Kalamian has written the book to lay out comprehensive guidelines that specifically address the many challenges associated with cancer, and particularly the deep nutritional overhaul involved with the ketogenic diet.
Kalamian, a leading voice in the keto movement, is driven by passion from her own experience in using the ketogenic diet for her young son. Her book addresses the nuts and bolts of adopting the diet, from deciding whether keto is the right choice to developing a personal plan for smoothly navigating the keto lifestyle. It is invaluable for both beginners and seasoned users of the ketogenic diet, as well as for health-care professionals who need a toolkit to implement this targeted metabolic therapy.
The book guides readers to a deeper understanding of the therapeutic potential of the ketogenic diet--which extends well beyond simply starving cancer--emphasizing the powerful impact the diet has on the metabolism of cancer cells.
Nutritional nuances and meal templates and tracking tools are explored in sections such as:
- Fasting Protocols
- Know What's in the Foods You Eat
- Preparing Keto Meals
- Put Your Plan Into Action
Kalamian also discusses important issues such as self-advocacy empowering readers by offering tips on how to critically examine cancer-care options and then incorporate what resonates into a truly personalized treatment plan.