Dave's newsletter stated that Growth Hormone is the "youth hormone" -- but the opposite is true. GH accelerates aging??? I am disappointed with this.I personally asked Professor Valter Longo, the world???s leading bio-gerontologist and anti-aging... (more)
It seems to be well established that degradation of collagen can facilitate disease and I don't think anyone here will dispute that (degradation of the collagen in your gums would result in periodontal disease for example), but could... (more)
Worried about collagen degradation? Bone broth is your panacea.
NHS Choices have written a really good article debunking lots of the media reporting from yesterday about high animal protein diets being "worse than smoking":... (more)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/too-much-protein-could-lead-to-early-death-study-says/2014/03/04/0af0603e-a3b5-11e3-8466-d34c451760b9_story.html "U.S. and Italian researchers tracked thousands of adults during nearly ... (more)
Here's the short story: My girlfriend has recently developed a significant lump in her breast. Worse - it seems to be growing (though that may be due to the time of the month). I'm not crazy though; I told her to see the doctor as soon as we... (more)
Ok so the doctor suspects my aunt has a lymphoma, which is a type of cancer. I would like her to get into a state of nutritional ketosis so she can get rid of it through autophagy and by starving the cancerous cells of sugar. I had planned to... (more)
Let me immediately come to the point: There is absolutely no way of calculating or even estimating the blood ketone level based on the blood glucose level. The only conclusions you can draw is that if you have a very high blood glucose level (way... (more)
My dad just sent me an interesting article that mentions "Omega-3 Supplements Linked To Prostate Cancer". http://www.nbcnews.com/health/fish-oils-may-raise-prostate-cancer-risks-study-confirms-6C10597283 The article goes on to say: It might... (more)
I have a mother with pancreatic , and a father with colon cancer... and a sister with an Immune disorder. Im trying to eliminate all toxins and pick the absolute best things to cook on. For my family and the future of my health. Which type of... (more)
Just saw this study on NPR not a PDF I think everyone here gets the inflammation-cancer connection, but why would aspirin work better than ibuprofen? (more)
Hi i'm writing a report on paleo for my nutrition class and i would like to know how long did it take you to conquer your health challenge while on paleo? and what health challenge was it?
My borderline vegan sister is about to head to grad school for nutrition and I am a newbie cavegirl. We always get into arguments about animal protein and grains. Her most recent campaign: http://nutritionfacts.org/topics/animal-protein/ I know... (more)
I have two close family members who were diagnosed with stage IV cancer over the holidays. I am interested if there are any specific books you would recommend that were written with primary focus on a cancer treatment diet and/or a cancer... (more)
Does raising mTOR from large protein loads increase the risk of cancer in humans?
What are peoples opinions on folic acid supplements? because I've never heard of them being particularly bad before but Dave Asprey (bulletproof exec) said that he considers them to cause cancer and that people shouldn't take them. I was wondering... (more)
Ok, tbh my friend introduced me to this diet, and I really don't care for it that much except that I get to eat lots of meat and fat. I just have a few exceptions to it because I really can't live without these: -Grains. I love ethnic cuisines... (more)
Before any kimchi-lovers tear me apart - I absolutely LOVE kimchi and think it is the best food on earth. However, I have read a great number of studies that indicate that fermented red pepper contributes to developing stomach cancer. I am not... (more)
I want to share a google ramble. In the end I promise we'll return to the beginning! Three years ago I enjoyed the bliss of knowing there had been no cases of cancer in my blood line. This month I now know of three. I hit paleohacks and my... (more)
Folic acid supplementation assists cell division. In cancer and healthy cells. Same thing for methyl folate supplements??? http://nutritiondiva.quickanddirtytips.com/folic-acid-and-cancer-risk.aspx (more)
I have watched a very interested program by the BBC (link below), it covers various methods of sub-calorific and intermittent starvation, fasting, IGF1 and aging, also the effect on cancer and heart disease. As ever a very entertaining and... (more)
I have read in differents sites that the cause of cancer and other sickness are the acidity of the blood. For anothers, is the candidiasis the cause of cause, but since candidiasis only survive in acids bodys, my question is: Does ketosis and/or... (more)
The acid/alkaline theory of diet is a load of BS. The body's natural regulation mechanisms keeps blood pH within a very tight range. Urine and saliva pH have little to no relation to your blood pH.
Hi everyone, wish I could offer a bounty for this right away because it is SO important :-( My uncle was recently diagnosed with esophageal cancer and had surgery to remove his esophagus. He is now on a feeding tube and probably will be for... (more)
Hello, I am in urgent need of information. Someone I know is trying to supplement their chemotherapy with a ketogenic diet in order to starve the tumor of glucose during treatment. The doctors have hooked up a saline solution that is 5%... (more)
I hope someone can help me with this question. I am a 44 year old (young) woman who was diagnosed 6 months ago with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. This leukemia is usually found in older people, but it looks like incidence in younger people is on... (more)
Hi. I'm brand new here but I really feel comfortable after reading a lot of the questions and answers. I never had any health problems until this past December when I was diagnosed out of the blue (for me anyway) with cervical cancer. Had a... (more)
I start chemo on Friday, June 15th, 2012. I'm told I will probably be nauseous during chemo since I was when pregnant and I'm young enough (47) that it will affect me this way. I have frozen a lot of homemade chicken broth and some beef broth (all... (more)
I had chemo in late 2008, pre-paleo. Now I'm an oncology nurse who administers chemo every day, and have been eating primarily primal/paleo for about 8 months. So, I have some thoughts! First of all, can you tell us what specific chemotherapy... (more)
Eating pudding and heat
why does paleohacks font looks like anthroposophic waldorf school?