#38 Dr. Nasha Winters, ND — Treating the Whole Person, Not Just the Tumor

Cancer Treatment Pioneer, Naturopathic Doctor and Cancer Survivor

This week, Dr. Nasha Winters ND, FABNO, L.Ac, Dipl.OM and CEO of Optimal Terrain Consulting joins me to share her incredible, real-life journey of healing through lifestyle and emphasis on whole health. After beating a diagnosis of terminal cancer at the age of 19, she transformed her life into an ongoing resource for thousands of people who are navigating their way through cancer and standard of care treatments.

Her refreshing multi-view approach focuses on the whole person, focusing less on the cancer and more on making the host stronger. She combines conventional therapy with whole-body, nutritional lifestyle therapy to optimize her patients’ terrain. Her book, TheMetabolic Approach to CancerIntegrating Deep Nutrition, the Ketogenic Diet, and Nontoxic BioIndividualized Therapies is available now.


Key Takeaways:


[3:36] How a cancer diagnosis at 19 led Dr. Nasha to Naturopathic medicine.

[14:15] The process of Test, Assess and Address for cancer patients.

[17:02] Can cancer be cured through a single therapy or a ketogenic diet?

[24:05] Cancer, Cardiovascular disease, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s are in the same metabolic hiccup.

[29:51] Analyzing the results of genetic testing and industry created fear.

[35:34] Can the ketogenic diet or intermittent fasting assist patients during Cachexia?

[51:30] The health benefits of mistletoe.

[59:07] Other beneficial ‘fringe’ interventions for cancer treatment.


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The Metabolic Approach to Cancer: Integrating Deep Nutrition, the Ketogenic Diet, and Nontoxic Bio-Individualized Therapies, by Dr. Nasha Winters and Jess Higgins Kelley

One thought on “Dr. Nasha Winters, ND — Treating the Whole Person, Not Just the Tumor”

  1. Dr Nasha tells a very compelling story regarding her own cancer case . However , if she went to an oncologist armed with studies such as those by Dr D'Agostino on ketosis and cancer , I believe many oncologists would at least consider the idea . Dr Nasha suggests that most oncologists would not. I respectfully disagree. 

    Dr Nasha did repeatedly say not to throw out the proverbial baby regarding conventional cancer treatments . I am glad she did so. 

    I still beleive in the interest of balance you could try to tallk with Brit Hermes. 

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