High-fat, Low-carbohydrate Diet Significantly Slows Tumor Growth And Enhances Health In Mice

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 02:00 AM EST

... Boston College biologists have identified an alternative, diet-based method of treating brain cancer that does not involve administering toxic chemicals, radiation or invasive surgery.The biologists found that KetoCal, a commercially available high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet designed to treat epilepsy in children, can significantly decrease the growth of brain tumors in laboratory mice. [click link for full article] ...