Cancer Metabolism

A Closer Look at Cancer Metabolism

Functional Formularies’ objective is to educate about the important link between nutrition and health. Our recent webinar, The Crucial Role of Nutrition in Cancer Treatment, received many questions regarding the role of dietary intervention in improving cancer outcomes. These questions primarily centered around the subject of protein and the amino acid glutamine. This particular webinar was to encourage care providers and patients to look specifically at carbohydrate and sugar restriction as beneficial tools to slow cancer growth (see recent blog on Sugar and Cancer, posted on July 27th, 2017) In addition, the topic of protein and glutamine restriction was discussed as they relate to supporting a ketogenic diet and to limiting cancer metabolism, respectively. Continue reading