Ketogenic diet for cancer
The ketogenic diet is used as a complementary treatment in certain types of cancer. Some tumors use glucose as the main source of energy . This diet is aimed to eliminate those foods with carbohydrates from the diet, specifically carbohydrates that come from non-starchy vegetables.
It is a diet high in healthy fats, moderate in the consumption of high quality proteins and low in carbohydrate content.
Recent studies have detected that squamous cell tumors are reduced much more when chemotherapy combined with ketogenic diet is administered
It has also been proven effective in the treatment of brain tumors, especially in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme