Can we eat to starve cancer? TED Talk

This is an interesting video. It’s not terrifying, I promise – I know I hated looking at “cancer videos” when I was first diagnosed, actually, for months after my diagnosis, even – but this one is useful.

If you’ve got a few minutes today, I recommend having a listen.

It’s all about how certain foods can help starve cancer, and how this works in the body. And the good news is, you’re probably eating a lot of these foods already.

In his TED talk “Can we eat to starve cancer?”, Dr William Li presents a new way to think about treating cancer and other diseases: anti-angiogenesis, i.e. eating foods that prevent the formation of blood vessels that tumours need to grow.

It’s all about eating cancer-fighting foods that cut off the supply lines and beat cancer at its own game, like berries, cruciferous veggies, green tea and garlic.

Here is Dr Li’s fascinating talk…

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