This is one of the most powerful podcasts we have done at Ketogeek and delves into the Pandora's box and the bane of humanity: Cancer. Alison Gannett, surviving through a baseball size brain tumor, is not just leading the charge when it comes to tackling this disease but also an inspirational figure to look up due to her world class accomplishments. We call her the ‘Renaissance Woman’. Must listen, must share!
Bio: Alison Gannett is a Ketogenic Cancer Coach, Self-sufficienct farmer, Climate Change Consultant, and founder of Cooking to Conquer Cancer, The Save Our Snow Foundation and Rippin Chix Camps. Accolades: World Champion Extreme Skier, nominated “CNN Hero of the Year”, Outside’s “Green All-Star of the Year”, and “Ski Hero of the Year″.
2:30: What’s new In Alison’s life
3:35 Alison’s near-death experience with brain Tumor
6:41 Dr. Nasha’s Terrain Ten and how the Ketogenic Diet influences cancer
9:11 Therapeutic ketogenic diet vs. ketogenic diet for body re-composition
10:56 Finding reliable and useful resources for cancer patients
13:02 Why one-size-fits-all model doesn’t work for therapeutic reasons
15:36 Understanding how DNA expresses itself in blood chemistry
18:27 How DNA mutates through generations and externally present factors
20:08 How a high carb diet combined with heavy exercise creates inflammation
23:40 Could you map an ideal diet plan for a human being before they are even born?
26:26 How can I find out I have cancer?
29:43 What biomarkers are relevant and irrelevant for cancer?
31:54 How stress levels and emotional wellbeing can influence cancer growth
35:26 Palatability and food preferences in cancer patients
37:23 Appetite variation in cancer patients
38:56 Sources of proteins while undergoing cancer treatment
42:00 Cancers in which Keto may work or may not work
42:40 Challenges facing liver cancer using Keto
44:32 What kind of physical activities should or shouldn’t cancer patients do?
47:31 While fighting cancer, can it ever be too late?
49:47 Genetics, metabolic theory of cancer and multi-prong approach to fighting cancer
55:03 Hypothetically, what should I do if I have cancer?
56:29 If I am in the medical field, how do I orchestrate the treatment for cancer?
59:49 The future of healthcare and cancer research
1:01:08 What kind of educational events should one attend cancer treatment
1:03:23 Learning from our Paleo roots
1:05:46 How to reconcile with a terminal illness
1:11:17 What kind of support system do people need during cancer treatment?
1:13:38 Keto for people with compromised immune system
1:16:13 Does cancer treatment response vary with age?
1:17:54 What would Alison do if she had unlimited money?
1:20:04 Is there a mantra or motto for people who embark on a life-threatening disease?
1:21:31 Resources and plugs
Alison Gannett: http://www.alisongannett.com/
Dr. Nasha Winters: http://optimalterrainconsulting.com/
The Metabolic Approach To Cancer(Book): https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1603586865/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1603586865&linkCode=as2&tag=optimterra-20&linkId=6433949b6edf01514b74b86c929f4c7e
Low Carb USA: https://lowcarbusa.org/
Ketogenic Resources: www.Ketogenic-diet-resource.com
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