The Metabolic Approach to Cancer with Dr. Nasha Winters

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Date: August 14, 2017

Episode Description for The Metabolic Approach to Cancer

After her own terminal diagnosis of cancer at age 19, Nasha Winters decided to take a more natural approach to treatment. Now, years later, she is helping others with their cancer diagnosis by integrating nutrition, and lifestyle approaches.

 Dr. Risk’s Thoughts

I understand Dr. Winters’ passion for what she does, as it is similar to mine.  Being affected by an illness gives us great insight into how to help others.  Cancer is a scary word to a lot of people, and it is growing.  Since we perceive to have little understanding of it, and there has been little change to treatments in many years, it is encouraging to know that we can prevent this outcome by taking care of ourselves.  Not just for the prevention of cancer, but for the prevention of all diseases I believe we should embrace a culture of wellness.  Diet and other lifestyle changes are integral to all our wellbeing.

Guest Information

Dr. Nasha Winters, ND, L.Ac., FABNO

Dr. Nasha Winters, ND, L.Ac., FABNO, is the founder, CEO, and visionary of Optimal Terrain Consulting ( She has been working in the health care industry for over 25 years and is a nationally board certified naturopathic doctor, licensed acupuncturist, and a fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology. Initially motivated by a terminal cancer diagnosis when she was 19, she now lectures all over the world and trains physicians in the application of mistletoe therapy and consults with researchers on projects involving immune modulation via mistletoe, hyperthermia, and the ketogenic diet. She lives in Durango, Colorado. Her new book, which she coauthored with Jess Higgins Kelley, is The Metabolic Approach to Cancer (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2017).

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