top of page
Food Photography

Diet, Nutrition, and Fasting

Diet is a cornerstone of treating cancer as a metabolic disease. This section will share insights into how dietary choices can influence cancer metabolism, potentially slowing disease progression and enhancing quality of life. By detailing personal experiences with specific diets (e.g., ketogenic, plant-based) and their impact on cancer, the importance of diet in managing cancer from a metabolic perspective will be highlighted. The narrative will weave together the science of how certain foods can either feed or starve cancer cells, advocating for dietary strategies as a key component in the cancer treatment regimen.


Nutrition plays a critical role in supporting the body's fight against cancer and in fostering recovery. This subsection is a deep dive into the dietary changes I made, grounded in both personal experience and scientific research. I discuss how specific foods and dietary patterns can support the body's natural defenses, contribute to tumor shrinkage, and improve energy levels. From anti-inflammatory foods to nutrient-dense meals, learn how to nourish your body in a way that supports healing and vitality. Nutrition in cancer care goes beyond diet, addressing how the body uses food to repair, grow, and maintain itself. This section will discuss the critical role of nutrition in bolstering the body's defenses against cancer, supporting recovery, and managing treatment side effects. Through a combination of personal anecdotes and research findings, the importance of nutrition in enhancing the efficacy of other treatments by optimizing the body's metabolic health will be elucidated. The aim is to empower readers with knowledge about the nutritional strategies that can make a difference in their cancer journey.

In the realm of battling cancer, the synergy between what we eat and when we eat emerges as a potent force for healing. This subsection delves into the transformative role that diet, nutrition, and fasting have played in my personal cancer journey. Grounded in personal experience and supported by research, I explore how adopting specific dietary changes and integrating various forms of intermittent fasting have significantly contributed to my well-being and cancer management strategy.


Nutrition is about more than just choosing the right foods; it's about understanding the optimal times to nourish our bodies and when to give them a rest. From the rejuvenating effects of short daily fasts to the deeper cellular renewal triggered by longer fasting periods, I share the insights and strategies that have made fasting a valuable ally in my health regimen. 


Learn about the different approaches to intermittent fasting, such as the 16/8 method, the 5:2 diet, and periodic 24-hour fasts, and discover how these practices can enhance the body's natural defenses, potentially reduce tumor growth, and support overall vitality.


Through this section, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of how to harness the power of diet, nutrition, and fasting together, creating a holistic approach that not only targets cancer but also fosters a healthier, more resilient body.

The hourly benefits of Fasting

DALL·E 2024-02-13 11.27.28 - Create an image that portrays a serene and hopeful scene, foc

4-8 hours

Blood sugars fall

All food has left the stomach

Insulin is no longer produced


12 hours

Food consumed has been burned

Digestive system goes to sleep

Body begins healing process

Human Growth Hormone begins to increase

Glucagon is relaxed to balance blood sugars


14 hours

Body has converted to using stored fat as energy

an Growth Hormone starts to increase dramatically


16 hours

Body starts to ramp up the fat burning


18 hours

Human Growth Hormone starts to skyrocket


24 hours

Autophagy begins

Drains all glycogen stores

Ketones are released into the blood stream


36 hours

Autophagy 300%6 increase


48 hours

Autophagy increases 30% more

Immune system reset and regeneration

Increased reduction in inflammation response


72 hours

Autophagy maxes out

Robert Rose, Product Designer

bottom of page