THE ‘HALLMARKS OF CANCER’ – COULD THIS ‘HUMBLE VITAMIN’ BE THE CORNERSTONE TO DERAILING THE CANCER CONTINUUM??

Thiamine Deficiency was first recognized in China as early as 2600 BC, with outbreaks around the world of a disease known then as Beriberi.  Beriberi has the distinction of being the very first-identified ‘human nutritional deficiency disorder’, corrected with foods found to be high in Thiamine.  Continue reading “THE ‘HALLMARKS OF CANCER’ – COULD THIS ‘HUMBLE VITAMIN’ BE THE CORNERSTONE TO DERAILING THE CANCER CONTINUUM??”

ARE WE UNWITTINGLY FEEDING CANCEROUS CELLS – HOW DO WE ‘BREAK THIS VICIOUS CYCLE’??

Most people may be aware that cancer cells require large amounts of glucose to grow and divide, much more than normal cells, with lactic acid being a by-product of this fermentation process. As glucose is used for energy, the cancer cells then dump this lactic acid by-product back into the bloodstream before the liver converts it back into glucose.  This is known as the lactic acid cycle, being an important energy source for tumorous cells and therefore cancer growth. Continue reading “ARE WE UNWITTINGLY FEEDING CANCEROUS CELLS – HOW DO WE ‘BREAK THIS VICIOUS CYCLE’??”