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Study: Keto diet might boost efficacy of chemo

Sticking to a ketogenic diet or using a diabetes drug to keep your blood sugar under control could help you beat certain cancers by boosting the efficacy of standard chemotherapy, according to Medical News Today.  A ketogenic diet is a dietary approach that focuses on minimal carbohydrates, moderate amounts of protein and high healthy fat consumption — the three keys to achieving nutritional ketosis.  The keto approach to food improves metabolic health, decreases insulin levels and is slowly gaining traction as an effective method to control weight, reduce inflammation and lessen your risk of cancer. Other benefits include optimizing your body and mind and lowering your risk of developing such disorders as insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes.  Read more....

 

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