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Stop Eating This Food If You Have Cancer

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We know that cancer eats -- it is self-sustaining and lives off of what you put into your body. Sugar has long been blamed for feeding cancer, while animal products, particularly meat, have flown under the radar. This misinformation has thrown fruit under the bus as a healthful option and has prevented many cancer patients from healing.


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Nutritional Information Is Limited When It Comes To Cancer

A cancer diagnosis is devastating news, but what is more devastating is the level of misinformation given to cancer patients about what really feeds the disease. The common theory is that sugar feeds cancer. To clear things up, natural sugar from fresh fruit does not feed cancer. In fact, according to some studies, fruit is protective against cancer. Conversely, foods that contain high fructose corn syrup -- a fructose-glucose liquid sweetener alternative to sucrose, that is found in many processed foods, are a cancer-feeder. Equally worse, is eating meat.

High Animal Protein Diet Increase Cancer Risk

High animal protein intake is linked to increased cancer, diabetes, and overall mortality according to a study published in the journal Cell Metabolism.

The study population included 6,381 adults ages 50 and over. The analytic sample had a mean age of 65 years and is representative of the United States population in ethnicity, education, and health characteristics

On average, subjects consumed 1,823 calories, of which the majority came from carbohydrates (51%), followed by fat (33%) and protein (16%), with most of it (11%) derived from animal protein. The percent of calorie intake from protein was used to categorize subjects into a high protein group (20% or more of calories from proteins), a moderate protein group (10%–19% of calories from proteins), and a low protein group (less than 10% of calories from proteins).

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Greater Chance Of Death For Protein Eaters

Compared to subjects reporting a low protein diet, subjects who consumed moderate levels of protein also had a 3-fold higher cancer mortality rate, which was not accounted for by either percent calories from fat or percent calories from carbohydrates but was marginally reduced when controlling for percent calories from animal protein

Results showed that the amount of proteins derived from animal sources accounted for a significant proportion of the association between overall protein intake and all-cause and cancer mortality.

High IGF-1 Levels Increased The Relationship Between Mortality and High Protein

The study indicated that high levels of animal proteins, promoting increases in IGF-1 and possibly insulin, is one of the major promoters of mortality for people age 50–65 in the 18 years following the survey assessing protein intake.
Higher protein consumption may be protective for older adults. However, plant-derived proteins are associated with lower mortality than animal-derived proteins.

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Feed Cancer The Foods That It Hates

Having the proper nutrition is important when a cancer diagnosis looms. Since we know cancer feeds off the foods we eat it’s important to understand what foods cancer hates. Cancer is dank and dark and thrives in an acidic environment. This is an environment caused by animal products, high fat and lack of oxygenation. Conversely, cancer hates foods that are nourishing, mineral-rich, high in antioxidants and healing. Withholding food cancer needs to grow should be a priority. Removing all animal products, particularly meat from the diet, and loading up on antioxidant-rich fresh fruits and vegetables may be vital to slowing, and in many cases stopping, the lifeline to a tumor.