The ketogenic diet was developed as a natural cure for epilepsy, when drugs failed. Today, the diet therapy is coming back into favor. The results of this modified diet in one girl’s life was that it reversed autism and stopped seizures.
Elaine Cantin was diagnosed with breast cancer and used a modified ketogenic diet to cure herself. Elaine has been given a clean bill of health as she is considered in ‘complete’ remission.
The premise is that since cancer cells need glucose to thrive, and carbohydrates turn into glucose in your body, then cutting out carbs literally starves the cancer cells. The diet calls for eliminating carbohydrates, replacing them with healthy fats and protein.
Imagine a free cancer treatment with virtually no side effects! Does it exist? The high-fat ketogenic diet, also known as metabolic therapy, starves cancer cells.
The ketogenic diet has been around for 80 years, and it works. It has been used to get kids with epilepsy off of drugs through diet alone. It has been shown to help children with seizures.
An extremely high-fat (ketogenic) diet has been found to improve cognitive ability in Alzheimer's patients. These and other observations described below lead me to conclude that both a low-fat diet and statin drug treatment increase susceptibility to Alzheimer's.
Listen to a panel discussion with five medical doctors, Gary Taubes, and Robb Wolf discuss coconut oil and Alzheimer's Disease.
There are long-term studies on the effects of a high fat diet, and one of them is on the US Government's website.