The war on cancer appears to be never-ending. Despite spending millions of dollars, an effective remedy for this dreaded menace is yet to be invented. Living with cancer is a challenge and there are thousands who have made friendship with the disease and fighting it the natural way.
It is up to each individual to empower himself with knowledge of the myriad ways to eradicate cancer without harming the body. Though it is easier to prevent cancer than to reverse it once it has taken hold, it is nevertheless reversible with holistic therapies that address imbalances of the body, mind and spirit.
Regardless of the cancer’s aggressiveness, the body will respond to this holistic approach – the speed and degree to which it does so is commensurate with the diligence and extent to which these 8 factors are applied. No cancer treatment, conventional or otherwise, comes with an iron-clad guarantee; however, it is important to consider that orthodox treatments ravage the body and ignore the underlying causes while alternative treatments strengthen the body and address its healing requirements. Reason and logic side with alternative therapies.
According to the advocates of a holistic approach, the cancer survivor should adopt multiple strategies, slowly incorporating them into one’s lifestyle and working with a naturopath if necessary.
It is useful to determine whether the body’s chronic stressors include specific nutritional deficiencies, absorption problems and/or the burden of toxic heavy metals. This insight, which is possible through analysis of hair, urine or blood, will help determine which supplements and therapies will enhance treatment. Without addressing these conditions, optimum healing may be delayed or prevented.
Proper nutrition and pure filtered water is critical to a successful anti-cancer strategy. Diet alone can make or break the effectiveness of any cancer treatment and is therefore the most important strategic point. Knowing which foods feed cancer cells, which interfere with the treatment, and which assist in healing is vital.
Refined sugar feeds and strengthens cancer cells and should be the first substance to be eliminated. Sugar substitutes, refined flour and trans fatty acids damage the body and numerous studies link them to cancer. Dairy and all mucus-forming foods should also be avoided. Processed foods, carbonated beverages, coffee, alcohol, chlorine and fluoride fall into the category of foods and substances that interfere with healing and may fuel the cancer’s growth. Conversely, a diet of nutrient-rich foods will enhance all levels of the healing process.
(Read the full article in the February Issue of Safety Messenger Magazine 2016)