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Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

One of the best ways to ensure a healthy gut is to increase your intake of polyphenols.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

The reason is that aspirin can both lower the initiation of inflammation and at low doses increases the resolution of inflammation.  Tumors thrive on continuous inflammation.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

There is a zone for carbohydrates.  Yes, in excess they are bad as they produce more insulin.  When they are greatly restricted, the levels of the hormone cortisol are increased. You are looking for the sweet spot between those two hormonal extremes.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Inhibiting mTOR always prevents tumor growth.  Adding polyphenols to omega-3 does even a better job of reducing mTOR levels by increasing AMP kinase.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

This is good news for future prostate-cancer patients since nothing degrades the quality of life more than the anti-androgen drugs recommended to prostate cancer patients.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

I definitively believe than a strict anti-inflammatory diet will decrease not only breast cancer, but also heart disease.  That is one of the foundations of my newest book, “The Mediterranean Zone,” coming out in September.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

I would be concerned about diet-induced inflammation as the driving force for cancer.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

It's not the sugar as much as the excess glucose.  The largest source of glucose in the diet is grain and starches.  Cut back on those as much as you cut back on sugar.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

The best way to manage any stage of cancer is to reduce inflammation.  If you add high-dose omega-3 fatty acids to the low-dose aspirin, you get an even greater benefit through the increased production of powerful anti-inflammatory hormones known as resolvins.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

The studies with FAT-1 transgenic mice indicate to get the anti-cancer benefits in humans requires the AA/EPA ratio to be approximately 1.  The current average AA/EPA ratio for Americans is 20.  That means they need a lot of fish oil. 
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

You need only one guideline -- follow an anti-inflammatory diet.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

Eventually, we are all going to die because of wear and tear on our systems or increased inflammation and usually a combination of both.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

This is a very good case of personalized medicine.