Cancer is a systemic disease of the immune system. The literature cites no less than one hundred reasons for the cause of cancer. It is not just a tumor in some part of the body. Most people have cancer cells in their body. These cancer cells do not show up on standard blood tests and imaging until they have multiplied to a few billion. When doctors tell cancer patients that there are no more cancer cells in their bodies after treatment, it just means the tests are unable to detect the cancer cells because they have not reached a detectable level. Postmortem examinations (autopsies) performed in Europe and the USA revealed that 79 per cent of those examined had primary tumors that were either undiagnosed or misdiagnosed while the patients were alive.
When a person’s immune system is strong cancer cells will be destroyed and prevented from multiplying and forming tumors. When a person has cancer it indicates the person has multiple nutritional deficiencies. These could be due to genetic, environmental, food and lifestyle factors.
To overcome the multiple nutritional deficiencies, changing diet and including the right nutritional supplements will strengthen the immune system. Chemotherapy involves poisoning the rapidly-growing cancer cells but it also destroys rapidly-growing healthy cells in the bone marrow, gastro-intestinal tract etc, and can cause organ damage to the liver, kidneys, heart, lungs and brain.
Radiation, while destroying cancer cells, also burns, scars and damages healthy cells, tissues and organs. Initial treatment with chemotherapy and radiation will often reduce tumor size. However prolonged use of chemotherapy and radiation do not result in more tumor destruction.
When the body has too much toxic burden from chemotherapy and radiation the immune system is either compromised or partially destroyed. This causes the person to succumb to various kinds of infections and other complications.
Chemotherapy and radiation can cause cancer cells to mutate and become resistant and difficult to destroy. Surgery can also cause cancer cells to spread to other sites.
An effective way to battle cancer is to starve the cancer cells by not eating the foods it needs to multiply.
Cancer Cells Feed on Sugar
Cancer feeds on sugar. By cutting off sugar it cuts off one important food supply to the cancer cells. Artificial sugars are also to be avoided. A better natural substitute would be stevia, Manuka honey or molasses but only in very small amounts. Table salt has a chemical added to make it white in color. A better alternative is Bragg’s amino acids or sea salt.
Milk causes the body to produce mucus, especially in the gastro-intestinal tract. Cancer feeds on mucus. Cutting off dairy milk and substituting with unsweetened hemp milk also helps starve cancer cells.
Cancer cells thrive in an acidic environment. The best anti-cancer foods come from the plant kingdom. Most plant foods are alkaline. Cancer cannot thrive in an alkaline environment. A meat-based diet is acidic. It is best to eat fish, and a little chicken rather than beef or pork. Most meat also contains livestock antibiotics, growth hormones and parasites, which are all harmful, especially to people with cancer.
A diet made of 80% fresh vegetables and juice, whole grains, seeds, nuts and a little fruit helps create an alkaline environment in the body. About 20% of food intake can be from cooked food including beans. Fresh vegetable juices provide live enzymes that are easily absorbed and reach down to the cellular level within 15 minutes to nourish and enhance growth of healthy cells. To obtain live enzymes for building healthy cells try and drink fresh vegetable juice (most vegetables including bean sprouts) and eat some raw vegetables 2 or 3 times a day. Enzymes are destroyed at temperatures of 104 degrees F (40 degrees C). If you can eat only raw foods this is even better.
Avoid coffee, tea and chocolate, which have high caffeine. Green tea is a better alternative and has cancer-fighting properties. Water-best to drink purified water, or ionized alkaline water. Try to avoid known toxins and heavy metals in tap water. Distilled water should also be avoided. The best water is a combination of reverse osmosis water that is further manipulated to become ionized alkaline water. For additional information on ionized water visit www.lifeionizer.com/shp. (If you decide to purchase an ionizing unit, our staff will assist you in choosing the ionizer that is best suited to your particular type of water.)
Meat protein is difficult to digest and requires a lot of digestive enzymes. Undigested meat remaining in the intestines becomes putrefied and leads to more toxic buildup.
Some supplements build the immune system to enable the body’s own killer cells to destroy cancer cells. Other supplements like vitamin E are known to cause apoptosis, or programmed cell death. This is the body’s normal method of disposing of damaged, unwanted, or unneeded cells.
We believe that cancer is a disease of the mind, body, and spirit. A proactive and positive spirit will help the cancer warrior survive. Anger, lack of forgiveness and bitterness put the body into a stressful and acidic environment. Learn to have a loving and forgiving spirit, relax and enjoy life. In life we must not look for perfection. If there is a storm we must learn to dance in the rain!
Cancer cells cannot thrive in an oxygenated environment. Exercising daily and breathing deeply help to get more oxygen down to the cellular level. Oxygen therapy is another means employed to destroy cancer cells.
Cancer is a post-industrial-revolution disease. The most noticeable changes the past 150 years are in the way we grow our food and in the food choices we make. More than 2000 years ago, the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates preached “let food be your medicine, and let medicine be your food.” Today, more than ever, eating the correct foods and changing our life style habits are critical in the fighting and prevention of cancer.