Carbohydrate Reduction for Breast Cancer?
Caveman Doctor was recently published in the International Journal of Breast Cancer regarding the current dietary guidelines for breast cancer patients and whether these recommendations are actually based on solid data, as well as the links between high blood glucose (and insulin) and worse outcomes for cancer patients. He also takes a look at the robust data on low-carbohydrate trials in non-cancer patients, makes a plea to apply the same studies for our cancer patients, and comments on some possible dietary options for breast cancer patients that may benefit treatment outcome.
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1. Champ CE, Volek JS, Siglin J, et al: Weight Gain, Metabolic Syndrome, and Breast Cancer Recurrence: Are Dietary Recommendations Supported by the Data? International Journal of Breast Cancer 2012:9, 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/506868
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