Cancer, Low Carb Diets and Tumor Keto-Adaptation

Low carb or ketogenic diets for cancer may not be news to many already practicing in the Functional Medicine space, but Dr. Fine highlighted some interesting points around the roles of insulin, ketone bodies, glucose, and ROS, as well as how low carb diets can integrate with conventional therapies.

We also discussed the variability in responsiveness to low carb diets in cancer therapy, including underlying metabolic dysregulations that may make tumor cells more resistant to the anti-cancer effects of ketone bodies.

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