Dr. Thomas Seyfried is a widely published, respected researcher and faculty member at Boston College, not an "alternative healthcare" or new age practitioner. When you hear him speak, he clearly comes from a traditional medical background.
His ideas, however, on how we get cancer, how it spreads, and how to treat it are definitely not mainstream--which is a good thing, because despite billions of dollars and decades of research, mainstream cancer research has been ineffective in reducing cancer deaths.
Please see my full post at the Paleo Diet web site for a complete, easily digestible introduction to the fascinating science behind his ideas--including how inflammation can be carcinogenic, how low-carb, ketogenic dieting is part of the cure, and how Ancestral dieting may help keep us cancer-free:
And don't forget...
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