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Chris Beat Cancer: Heal With Nutrition & Natural Therapies
67 minutes | 3 months ago
Saray Stancic, MD on healing MS, her film Code Blue and her book What's Missing From Medicine
Complete show notes and links here https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/saray-stancic-md…ng-from-medicine/ "Solutogeneis is the study of health and well being. We (doctors) don't know anything about that. We don't know how to sustain, preserve and maintain health. It's not a healthcare system, it's a sick care system." -Dr. Saray Stancic Saray Stancic M.D. is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and Lifestyle Medicine. In 1995, during medical residency and at just 28 years old, Saray was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, with lesions on her brain and spinal cord. After suffering through many years of debilitating drug treatments to manage her progressing disease, she discovered plant-based nutrition, radically changed her diet and lifestyle, and healed! Dr. Stancic is a producer and co-creator of the documentary film; Code Blue: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know Will Shock You, which uncovers the dismal state of medicine today and provides a common sense solution; lifestyle medicine to prevent, treat and manage disease. Code Blue was released on May 26th, 2020 and is available to watch on Amazon and many other streaming platforms. Dr. Saray Stancic is also the author of the upcoming book entitled What’s Missing from Medicine: Six Lifestyle Changes to Overcome Chronic Illness. Dr. Saray Stancic is a brilliant and passionate physician who is changing medicine for the better. Enjoy!
57 minutes | 3 months ago
Dr. Valter Longo – Fasting Mimicking Diet improves breast cancer treatment
Complete show notes and links here: https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/dr-valter-longo-fasting-mimicking-diet-improves-breast-cancer-treatment/ “The most powerful medicine is the medicine from within.” – Dr. Valter Longo It’s been two and a half years, since my last interview with Dr. Valter Longo, and today he’s back to share some exciting updates on his ongoing research, specifically on fasting to improve cancer treatment. Valter Longo PhD is the author of the book, The Longevity Diet, and one of the foremost researchers in the world on fasting, immune system regeneration, and longevity. Dr. Longo and colleagues also developed the Fasting Mimicking Diet, a 4-5 day, plant-based, calorie-restricted diet, which is used clinically under the name Xentigen (formerly Chemolieve) and is available to consumers under the brand name ProLon. In this new interview, Dr. Longo talks about three new studies published in Nature on the impact that a Fasting Mimicking Diet has on cancer cells and cancer treatment. These studies found: -Breast cancer patients who did a four-day Fasting Mimicking Diet around each chemo cycle had the same amount of side effects as the control group doing chemo, but without taking an additional drug to reduce side effects. The FMD group had a five times better response to chemo than the non-FMD group. They were more likely to experience 90-100% tumor loss and they had far less long-term immune cell damage. -The Fasting Mimicking Diet combined with IV vitamin C worked better than vitamin C alone. -Hormone therapy ER+ with FMD caused increased tumor regression and reversed treatment resistance. It is an absolute thrill and an incredible honor to be able to interview Dr. Valter Longo again. Dig in, learn some amazing stuff, and then share this interview with the people you care about!
58 minutes | 4 months ago
Dr. Wamidh H. Talib on natural anticancer compounds, lemon garlic extract, melatonin, thymoquinone, resveratrol and more
Click for full show notes and interview links here Wamidh H. Talib, PhD, is a Professor of Cancer Biology at Applied Science Private University in Amman, Jordan. I discovered Dr. Talib when I stumbled across his incredible 2017 study, which showed that lemon garlic extract caused 91% tumor shrinkage and completely reversed breast cancer tumors in 80% of mice, and subsequently wrote an article about how to make it. Dr. Talib has authored a number of studies investigating the anticancer effects of compounds found in nature such as turmeric, resveratrol, ginger, thyme, piperine, and melatonin. And we discuss his fascinating findings in our interview. Dr. Wahmid Talib is on the frontlines of nutritional cancer therapy and it was a thrill and an honor to speak to him. Enjoy!
58 minutes | 5 months ago
Dr. Lucas Tims on Naturopathic Oncology, IV Vitamin C, Mistletoe and Ozone Therapy
Complete Show Notes for Interview Here Lucas Tims, ND, FABO is a Naturopathic Doctor and Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology, he spent 8 years at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, focusing on all areas of patient care as well as clinical research, and served as Medical Director of Integrative Oncology at Western Regional Medical Center. In 2018, Dr. Tims left CTCA and joined the Riordan Clinic to oversee their Overland Park, Kansas location (near Kansas City). Dr. Tims has treated thousands of patients and in addition to patient care, Dr. Tims enjoys doing research, teaching and writing for medical journals. He is a member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the Society for Integrative Oncology. Dr. Lucas Tims is an expert on naturopathic oncology and integrative cancer care and we cover a wide range of topics in our interview including IV vitamin C, mistletoe, ozone therapy, the immune system, off-label drugs, and more.
87 minutes | 5 months ago
Will Bulsiewicz, MD – Fiber Fueled: Expand your microbiome, heal your gut and prevent disease with fiber-rich food
Show Notes and Links Here: https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/will-bulsiewicz-md-fiber-fueled-expand-your-microbiome-heal-your-gut-and-prevent-disease-with-fiber-rich-food/ Nearly 2500 years ago Hippocrates brilliantly declared, “All disease begins in the gut.” And it’s taken almost as many years for science to uncover why… 70-80% of your immune system is in your gut! Today’s episode of the Chris Beat Cancer podcast features Will Bulsiewicz, MD, MSCI, (a.k.a. Dr. B), a board-certified gastroenterologist, gut health expert, and the author of Fiber Fueled: The Plant-Based Gut Health Program for Losing Weight, Restoring Your Health, and Optimizing Your Microbiome. Fiber is essential for a healthy gut, diverse microbiome and a strong immune system. It is, in my opinion, the most underrated nutrient. And as a result, 97% of Americans are fiber deficient! Fun fact: You can’t get fiber from animal food. It is only found in plants. In our interview Dr. Will Bulsiewicz and I talk about Fiber Fueled, how to heal and prevent disease with a fiber-rich plant-based diet, why doctors aren’t educated in evidence-based nutrition, the brutality of med school training, a new study showing how your microbiome affects your COVID-19 risk, and so much more. This was such a fun conversation that Dr. B and I went extra long. Enjoy!
61 minutes | 7 months ago
Brooke Goldner, MD – Healing Lupus and Autoimmune disease with plant-based nutrition
“The best diet to be sick and fat is hospital food.“ -Dr. Brooke Goldner Brooke Goldner, MD is a board-certified physician, the founder of GoodbyeLupus.com, creator of the Hyper-Nourishing Nutrition Protocol for Lupus Reversal, and the author of Goodbye Lupus, Goodbye Autoimmune Disease, and Green Smoothie Recipes to Kick-Start Your Health & Healing. At 16 years old Brooke was diagnosed with lupus and advanced kidney failure and told she might only have 6 months to live. She underwent aggressive chemotherapy and pharmaceuticals stabilized her disease but did not cure it. For the next decade Brooke struggled with lupus symptoms and side effects like multiple mini-strokes, then while in medical residency, with the intention of looking good for her wedding, she adopted a high raw 100% plant-based diet and “accidentally” healed her lupus! Dr. Goldner not only has an incredible understanding and track record reversing lupus and autoimmune diseases with nutrition but she also helps her patients overcome the mental and emotional issues that get in the way of recovery. She is a total package MD! I know you’re gonna love this interview with the amazing and brilliant Dr. Brooke Goldner. The mental and emotional root causes of disease that we talk about in the second half of the interview are especially powerful. Don’t miss it!
29 minutes | 7 months ago
Michael Greger, MD on How Not to Diet and the Science of Weight Loss
Show Notes and Links here: https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/michael-greger-md-on-how-not-to-diet/ In my previous interview with Dr. Michael Greger, we discussed his book How Not to Die, which is, in my opinion, the best, most comprehensive book on nutritional science ever written. In today’s interview, filmed aboard the Holistic Holiday at Sea Cruise, Dr. Greger and I talk about his incredible new evidence-based weight loss book, How Not to Diet. Why do I care about weight loss? Because obesity is the second leading cause of cancer. Excess body fat promotes hormonal imbalances, chronic inflammation, and immunosuppression. Losing excess fat and getting down to a healthy weight and BMI is essential for prevention and healing. Dr. Greger made quite a few surprising and fascinating discoveries while combing through the scientific literature to learn the best dietary strategies to lose excess weight and keep it off… Like how dinner calories are twice as fattening as breakfast calories (seriously!), the best intermittent fasting strategy, spices that accelerate weight loss, and so much more! You’re gonna love this interview with Dr. Michael Greger!
60 minutes | 7 months ago
Michael Klaper, MD on Fasting Benefits and the Dangers of Keto and Carnivore Diets
Show Notes and Links here: https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/michael-klaper-md-on-fasting-benefits-and-the-dangers-of-keto-and-carnivore-diets/ “If you encountered a physician that dismissed you when you brought up the question of nutrition, who had an abysmal ignorance on the importance of what you are eating, on behalf of my profession, I apologize to you. The state of nutritional awareness among my profession is an embarrassment and we are working hard to reverse that.” -Michael Klaper, MD Dr. Michael Klaper is an internationally renowned health and wellness educator. He has been a plant-based medical doctor for 39 years. He has written multiple books, produced numerous health videos and webinars, and authored dozens of articles for both scientific journals and the popular press. Dr. Klaper served on staff at the TrueNorth Health Center for many years and is now spearheading Moving Medicine Forward, an initiative focused on educating medical students on plant-based nutrition to prevent and reverse chronic disease. In our interview we talk about the incredible benefits of fasting, the True North medically supervised fasting protocol, how animal protein fuels cancer growth, fad diets like the ketogenic and carnivore diets, his opinion on sugar, salt and oils, and so much more. I’ve been an admirer of Dr. Klaper for many years and it was a thrill to finally meet him in person! I know you will enjoy this interview with the brilliant Dr. Michael Klaper, filmed in my cabin on the Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise in February 2020.
44 minutes | 8 months ago
Dr. Neal Barnard - Balance your hormones naturally with a plant-based diet
Show Notes and Links here: https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/dr-neal-barnard-balance-your-hormones-naturally-with-a-plant-based-diet/ Neal Barnard, MD (@drnealbarnard) is a physician, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and Editor in Chief of the Nutrition Guide for Clinicians, a textbook made available to all U.S. medical students. Dr. Barnard has authored more than 90 scientific publications and 20 books, including best-sellers on plant-based nutrition, diabetes, hormones, weight loss, and more. His most recent book, Your Body in Balance: The New Science of Food, Hormones, and Health was released in February 2020. Dr. Barnard grew up hunting and driving cattle to slaughter in his family’s cattle business. But he had an epiphany in med school, decided to stop eating animals and began researching nutrition for disease prevention and optimal health. Today he is one of the most influential plant-based medical professionals in the world. I have been a big fan of Dr. Barnard for a long time and recently had the opportunity to interview him on a boat! We were both speakers on the Holistic Holiday at Sea plant-based cruise in February 2020. It was an incredible experience and I’m scheduled to speak on the March 2021 Cruise, assuming the world goes back to normal by then… Details here.) Dr. Barnard is a brilliant, compassionate and gracious teacher. In our wide-ranging interview, he shares his plant-based conversion story, talks about the problems created in the human body by excessive consumption of animal food, and how to balance your hormones naturally with a plant-based diet. His advice for doctors and cancer patients at the end of our interview is especially powerful. I know you will love this interview with Dr. Neal Barnard from my cabin aboard the Holistic Holiday at Sea.
62 minutes | 9 months ago
Sung Won, MD - Reverse back pain and avoid surgery with plant-based nutrition
Show Notes and Links here: https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/sung-won-md-reverse-back-pain-and-avoid-surgery-with-plant-based-nutrition/ "I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail." -Abraham Maslow Conventional medical doctors receive extensive training to treat chronic disease with a very limited set of tools: drugs and surgery for most of what ails us, and additionally, radiotherapy for certain types of cancer. The "hammer" most often used by physicians is pharmaceutical drugs. And in the case of surgeons, their hammer for back pain, knee pain, hip pain, etc. is to put you "under the knife," which often also involves hammers, saws, and drills. And if that doesn't work, anti-inflammatory drugs and pain pills. Enter Dr. Sung Won Sung Won, MD is an Orthopedic Regenerative Medicine Specialist, a minimally invasive spine surgeon, and an expert in stem cell therapy. And he is the only orthopedic surgeon I've ever met who helps his patients heal chronic pain and avoid surgery with a whole food plant-based nutrition program. What a concept! Dr. Won hosts free monthly seminars at his center in Irving, Texas, teaching his patients how whole food plant-based nutrition can help prevent, suspend, and even completely reverse chronic pain and disease. I love this guy! Show Notes -Dr. Won's story and interest in cancer prevention [02:00] -Why nutrition isn't a part of medicine [06:40] -How Dr. Won discovered plant-based nutrition [11:48] -Important eye-opening nutrition research and references [15:06] -Preventing spine surgery with nutrition [23:40] -Reversing "irreversible" problems [30:00] -Dr. Won's unconventional patient questionnaire and healing plan [31:32] -Stem cell therapy cautions [33:18] -The role of stem cell therapy in healing [34:38] -Finding accredited stem cell therapy locations/doctors [38:49] -The future of stem cell therapy [42:32] -Dr. Won's ideal breakfast, lunch, and dinner [45:22] -An essential element to achieve optimal health [49:17] -Supplements are not a magic pill [54:19] -Why medicine is more about masking a problem than fixing it [56:16] If you or someone you know is struggling with chronic pain and anticipating surgery, this interview with Dr. Sung Won is a must watch.
82 minutes | 10 months ago
Annie Grace on How to Break Alcohol Addiction Without Shame or Guilt
Show Notes and Links here: https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/annie-grace-on-how-to-break-alcohol-addiction-without-shame-or-guilt/ My first interview of 2020 is with Annie Grace. Annie was raised in a one-room cabin with no electricity or running water that could only be accessed by snowmobile in the winter. At 26, she was hired as the youngest Vice President in a multinational company. Soon after, she was encouraged to attend happy hours and to drink socially to network with colleagues and clients in order to further her career. By age 35, Annie was a marketing executive responsible for teams in 28 countries. She had two young children and she was drinking almost two bottles of wine per night. That's when she realized she had a problem. After many failed attempts, Annie discovered a unique and powerful approach to understanding and conquering alcohol addiction, without the stigma, guilt, and shame associated with identifying as an "alcoholic" for the rest of her life. Annie's method has helped thousands of people transform their lives and gain freedom from alcohol. If you're drinking alcohol daily, if you are struggling with excessive drinking, if you don't fit into the AA model or it hasn't worked for you, or if someone you care about is drinking a lot, then this interview is a must watch. Enjoy!
19 minutes | a year ago
New Year's Resolutions - 2020
54 minutes | a year ago
Dr. Scott Stoll – Transforming Healthcare with Plant-Based Nutrition
Show Notes and Links here: Dr Scott Stoll https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/dr-scott-stoll-transforming-healthcare-with-plant-based-nutrition/ Dr. Scott Stoll is a plant-based M.D. on a mission to transform our healthcare system. He is the co-founder of The Plantrician Project and the annual International Plant Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference, which is the largest plant-based nutrition conference for doctors and healthcare professionals practicing evidence-based diet and lifestyle medicine in the world! Dr. Stoll is the author of numerous scientific articles and the best-selling book Alive! A Physician’s Biblical & Scientific Guide to Nutrition. That's right! He's a Believer too. :) Dr. Stoll also co-authored The Change: Transforming Yourself and Your Body into the Person You Want to Beand contributed to the book Rethink Food: 100+ Doctors Can't Be Wrong. Dr. Stoll hosted the 2018 PBS specialFood As Medicine, and has appeared on Dr. Oz, numerous documentaries including Eating You Alive, Wait till its Free, and The Game Changers. And, fun fact, he was also a member of the 1994 Olympic Bobsled Team. Dr. Scott Stoll is brilliant man doing incredible work empowering health care professionals with the knowledge and resources to practice evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle medicine, which is collectively impacting the lives of millions of patients around the world. I am so excited to introduce you to your new favorite MD, Dr. Scott Stoll. Enjoy! Show Notes -Dr. Stoll's origin story [02:11] -How to help people stop "falling apart" [03:35] -The core principle of food as medicine [08:35] -His immersion program & the Plantrician conference [12:23] -Diseases improved by diet change in one week [16:43] -Rewriting your future, one bite at a time [20:01] -The importance of speaking words of hope & healing [22:34] -Smoothie in a tube [24:35] -Weirdo fringe health and wellness [26:05] -Healthy soil project with Rodale [29:05] -What's wrong with eating animals? [32:05] -The protein myth [36:40] -Dr. Stoll's staple meals [42:40] -Learning to crave healthy food [46:20]
52 minutes | a year ago
Veggie Doctor Yami Cazorla-Lancaster on Treating and Preventing Childhood Disease with a Plant-Based Diet
Show Notes and Links here: https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/veggie-doctor-yami-cazorla-lancaster-on-treating-and-preventing-childhood-disease-with-a-plant-based-diet/ Yami Cazorla-Lancaster, DO, is a board certified pediatrician and member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Yami has masters degrees in Public Health and in Science in Clinical Research and Education. She also has numerous certifications plant-based nutrition, health and wellness coaching, and she operates a pediatric primary care practice called Nourish Wellness in Yakima, Washington. Dr. Yami is part of a growing movement of health and wellness conscious physicians who are practicing diet and lifestyle medicine as a first line approach to treat disease rather than sending patients home with a pharmaceutical prescription. Anytime I meet a physician who is holistically-minded and plant-based, I get super excited because this is the future of healthcare! In our interview we discuss Dr. Yami's journey into Osteopathic medicine and plant-based nutrition, healthy eating for kids, vaccines, and so much more. Dr. Yami is amazing and I know you are going to love this interview. Enjoy!
68 minutes | a year ago
Dr. T. Colin Campbell on The China Study, and the link between animal protein and cancer
Show Notes and Links here: Dr T Colin Campbell https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/dr-t-colin-campbell-on-the-china-study-and-the-link-between-animal-protein-and-cancer/ T. Colin Campbell, PhD has spent the last 60 years researching nutritional science, primarily on the association between diet and disease, particularly the link between animal protein and cancer. He is most famous for co-authoring The China Study – one of the most comprehensive studies of health and nutrition ever conducted, and recognized by The New York Times as “The Grand Prix of epidemiology”. Dr. Campbell is a titan in the nutritional science, diet and lifestyle medicine, and health and wellness worlds. He has authored over 300 research papers, and has had a monumental impact on millions of people, influencing education, public policy, and laboratory research. We had some technical issues with the video connection so this interview is audio only. Enjoy!
65 minutes | a year ago
Dr. Christiane Northrup – Dodging Energy Vampires
Show Notes and Links here: https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/dr-christiane-northrup-dodging-energy-vampires/ Dr. Christiane Northrup is a board certified OBGYN, a New York Times bestselling author, and a visionary pioneer in women's health. She teaches women and men how to thrive at every stage of life and encourages them to create health on all levels by tuning into their inner wisdom. Her latest book is Dodging Energy Vampires - An Empath's Guide to Evading Relationships That Drain You and Restoring Your Health and Power. This is the second interview in a two-part series of sorts focused on dysfunctional relationships and toxic stress, which can be profoundly destructive to mental, emotional and physical health. Last week I talked with Stacey Martino about how to transform your relationships with others by changing yourself. Today Dr. Christiane Northrup will help you understand how to identify Energy Vampires in your life, sociopaths, psychopaths, and extreme narcissists – people that you need to get away from – before they suck the life (and health) out of you. You are going to glean so much wisdom and insight from Dr. Northrup. This interview is awesome. Enjoy! "I have come to see that cancer is the physical metaphor for the extreme need to grow." -Lewis Thomas, author of The Lives of a Cell
61 minutes | a year ago
Dr. Joel Fuhrman: Reversing Disease with Plant-Based Nutrition
Show Notes and Links here: Dr. Joel Fuhrman https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/dr-joel-fuhrman-reversing-disease-with-plant-based-nutrition/ Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, nutritional researcher, six-time New York Times best-selling author and creator of the Nutritarian Diet, a plant-based approach to maximize nutrition for health, longevity, and disease prevention. Dr. Fuhrman serves as the President of the Nutritional Research Foundation and has authored numerous research articles published in medical journals. Dr. Fuhrman has educated millions of people on the benefits of healthy eating. His most recent book is Fast Food Genocide - How Processed Food is Killing Us and What We Can Do About it. In addition to the Dr. Fuhrman Wellness Centerin New Jersey, Dr. Fuhrman also operates the Eat To Live Retreatin San Diego where people from all over the world come to stay for 4-12 weeks to break the cycle of unhealthy food addiction, de-stress, reverse chronic disease, and restore their health. Dr Joel Fuhrman is a brilliant, passionate plant-based physician who has made a monumental impact in the health and wellness world. This interview is awesome. Enjoy!
67 minutes | a year ago
Stacey Martino – How one person can transform any relationship and save a marriage
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86 minutes | 2 years ago
James Templeton 30-Year Stage IV Melanoma Survivor
Show Notes and Links HERE Show Notes and Links here: https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/james-templeton-30-year-stage-iv-melanoma-survivor/ James Templeton was diagnosed with melanoma that eventually progressed to Stage IV back in the mid-1980s. After conventional treatment failed him, James took a holistic approach to healing, radically changed his diet and his lifestyle and healed his cancer. He is now a 30-year stage IV melanoma survivor! James is also the author of the new book I Used to Have Cancer: How I found my way back to health. I know you'll get a ton of wisdom, encouragement, and inspiration from James. Enjoy!
48 minutes | 2 years ago
Jane Barlow-Christensen on the Healing Power of Herbs
Show Notes and Links here: https://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/jane-barlow-christensen-on-the-healing-power-of-herbs/ Jane Barlow-Christensen is a master herbalist and co-founder of Barlow Herbal. Her father Max Barlow was a legendary medicinal botanist who collaborated with Hulda Clark, E.T. Krebs, and Rene Caisse. One of fourteen children, she grew up “super hippyish” surrounded by whole foods, herbs and natural medicines. Jane was mentored by her dad, from learning the precise harvest seasons for each type of herb, to the distinct ways to dry and process, and how to create powerful concentrated extracts. Jane truly understands how to capture the healing power of herbs from the Earth. Jane is absolutely brilliant and is an incredible resource on herbal medicine. Enjoy!
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