Raw Food Treatment For Cancer

Raw Food Treatment For Cancer
Important Notice

This article will discuss an effective vegetable juice drink for treating cancer. This vegetable juice can be used in two different ways.

First, by far the MOST EFFECTIVE way to use this vegetable juice is to use it as part of a "juice fast," meaning a person eats NOTHING but the vegetable juice and water during the treatment, sometimes for 3 or 4 or 5 weeks at a time

Some items can be added to this vegetable juice treatment which will add value to the treatment and will not interfere with the effectiveness of the treatment. These things are discussed in the Brandt Grape Cure article.

This treatment is actually described in the Brandt Grape Cure article and is accomplished by substituting the vegetable juice (described in this article) for the grapes and grape juice (described in the Brandt Grape Cure article). In other words, you will use the Brandt Grape Cure article for the treatment, but substitute the vegetable juice (in this article) for the grapes and grape juice (in the Brandt Grape Cure article).

Let me say this another way. You will use the Brandt Grape Cure article as the TREATMENT for cancer, but you will substitute "vegetable juice" (in this article) for the "grapes and grape juice" (in the Brandt Grape Cure article).

DO NOT USE BOTH vegetable juices and fruit juices during the treatment, use ONE OR THE OTHER type of juice.

Using a vegetable juice in this manner is a true Stage IV cancer treatment, however, the Brandt Grape Cure article qualifies this statement.

There are two articles which are relevant to using the vegetable juice in this way. First, the Brand Grape Cure article (which describes the treatment) and second, the "cancer theory" article (which discusses the theory of a "juice fast").
Brand Grape Cure – substitute vegetable juices for grape juices
Cancer Theory Article – see "juice fasts" section

Second, a person can use the vegetable juices as one of several alternative cancer treatments. See the Stage III article for more information (the Lorraine Day, M.D. treatment uses a vegetable juice as well):
Treatment for Stage I, II, and III Cancer Patients

When using the vegetable juice in this manner, a strict cancer diet is required.

How It Works

Many books have been written on how raw foods (i.e. uncooked foods) deal with diseases such as cancer. For the purposes of this article, I will categorize this treatment as building the immunity system, but in fact it does a lot more than that. Many fruits and vegetables have nutrients that kill cancer cells and/or stop the spread of cancer. But what I want to really emphasize is that almost every key cancer diet is a modification of the raw food diet! Even the laetrile diet is basically a raw food diet, modified for foods that contain laetrile.

Raw Food Treatment

Definition: While the term "raw food" means food eaten without cooking, in the context of a cancer diet, a "raw food" diet is a vegan type of diet, where the vast majority of fruits and vegetables that are consumed are known to kill cancer cells, directly or indirectly. In other words, the phrase "raw food" on this web site does not mean a random selection of uncooked vegetables and fruits, but a very selective subset of vegetables and fruits specifically selected to treat cancer.

If the day ever comes that Big Pharma and its obedient puppy-dogs ever succeed in achieving their goal of total suppression of our availability to vitamin and mineral supplements, fear not, there are food diets perfectly capable of curing cancer. All you need is a juicer and perhaps a food processor if you can afford both.

Cooking food destroys 100% of all enzymes in a food. Because many foods contain the necessary enzymes needed to digest that food (and get the nutrients out of the food), cooking food places a great burden on our body and does not allow you to get as many nutrients out of the food. Actually, cooking food does damage to the value of the food in over two dozen different ways (see my links).

While it may be true that some nutrients are made more readily available by cooking, overall, it is better to eat vegetables raw than cooked, boiled or broiled. Some vegetables, however, are generally, but not always, cooked, such as peas and green beans, to name but two.

Also, there are two advantages to juicing vegetables and fruits. First, juicing makes the nutrients in a fruit or vegetable more digestible by the body, meaning more of the nutrients are extracted from the vegetables or fruits with less of the obstructing fibers. The second advantage is that you can consume a lot more vegetables (particularly vegetables and fruits with cancer killing nutrients) in a shorter amount of time and with a lot less effort. Juicing is an excellent way to consume your fruits and vegetables.

The bad thing about juicing is that the nutrients are not extracted sufficiently from the seeds or skins of some key vegetables and fruits. If you are eating a food where the seeds and/or skins contain key cancer fighting nutrients (e.g. purple grapes), you should not use a juicer for the seeds or skin, but rather use a food processor or use a hand grinder, to grind the seeds and skins to make mush.

There are many different raw food diets. The first thing you need to understand is that not all vegetables and fruits are equal in their ability to treat cancer. Remember, our main purpose here is to treat cancer. Your fruit and vegetable juice should be massively unbalanced with the vegetables and fruits that have the best cancer-killing nutrients. If you randomly put fruits and vegetables in your juice, the benefits of the juice will be greatly decreased!!

A Note About Carrots

A special note about carrots is in order. Like virtually all vegetables, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of phytonutrients (i.e. nutrients in plants not otherwise classified) in carrots that have not yet been identified or tested for cancer-fighting abilities. It may be that we do not yet know the best cancer-fighting nutrient in carrots, but based on many testimonials and some books, carrots may be the best cancer-fighting vegetable of all.

"In a review of 206 human studies, carrots consistently emerged as one of the top cancer-fighting foods. The power of carrots lies in the group of pigments called carotenoids (beta-carotene is among this group), which give them their orange color."


A long-time and highly reliable friend of mine (in fact, my wife and I had our wedding reception at her home more than 32 years ago), told me about her friend’s father, who completely cured his throat cancer with carrot juice. In other words, he ate nothing and drank nothing but carrot juice and natural water.

Closer to home, I have seen a clear pattern in the people I have interviewed, and testimonials that I have read, that carrot juice was the core element of their raw food diet. While the day may come that some other vegetable, such as beetroots (i.e. red beets), may be shown to be even better, until that day comes it would be advisable to make sure that carrots are the core of your vegetable juice.

It should also be noted that carrot juice and other vegetable juices can be combined with other foods in a Stage III cancer treatment, but should be used by themselves in a Stage IV cancer treatment. See my "grape cure" article for how to substitute carrot juice and beet juice, in place of grapes, in that Stage IV cancer treatment:
Grape Cure Article

Vegetables Juices

The RAW vegetables you should focus on are: carrots, cabbage, green asparagus, broccoli, red beets (i.e. beetroot), beet tops, cauliflower and related vegetables. Peppers also have cancer fighting substances. The spice turmeric can be added as well.

AS A MINIMUM, the vegetable juice should include:
1) Carrot juice (1 to 2 quarts/liters),
2) Beet juice (from at least 2 red beets, with their beet tops)
3) A significant amount of cruciferous vegetables including: broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower (this is for both the cancer and the critical protection of the liver)

A small and decreasing amount of fruit juices which contain very little glucose can be added for taste (more will be said about this issue below). Not all vegetables can be eaten raw, but the ones above can be eaten raw or juiced. You can also EAT any of these vegetables, except carrots, with the Raw Food diet!! This especially applies to cruciferous vegetables.

Here are just a few of the cancer cell killing nutrients (direct or indirect) in vegtables:
Raw Carrots (alpha carotene, beta carotene, Vitamin E, etc.),
Raw Broccoli (sulforaphanes/isothiocyanates),
Raw cabbage (isothiocyanates),
Green Asparagus (saponins),
Beetroot/red beets (proanthocyanidins (PAC’s or OPC’s)), and
Turmeric (a spice) (curcurmin).

A vegetable juice using 1 quart of carrots is the miniumum level of carrots that is acceptable. Vegetable juices with 2 quarts of carrots has also been used by many people.

At least 80% or above of the vegetable juice should come from vegetables with known cancer-fighting abilities, although other vegetables are not far behind the ones I just mentioned.

Friut Juices

As an alternative to a vegetable juice, you could also make a fruit juice. Unlike the vegetable juice, for which you should only take 1 to 2 quarts of carrot juice per day, there is no limit to how many fruit juices you can have each day.

RAW fruits you should focus on are: purple grapes (with skins and seeds), red raspberries, black raspberries, strawberries, and other non-citrus fruits, with their seeds, especially peaches and apricots (the seed is inside a hard shell). Actually, any fruit with dark blue or dark purple coloring is acceptable, such as blueberries. Raw pineapple is especially good if you can get it and afford it. Tomatoes also have cancer fighting nutrients.

Here is a sample of the known cancer-killing nutrients in fruits:
Raw pineapple (bromelain and pexoxidase),
Whole purple grapes with seeds and skins (more than a dozen, see Grape Cure article),
Apricot seeds (laetrile),
Strawberries, red raspberies, black raspberries (laetrile and ellagic acid),
Blueberries (ellagic acid, anthrocyanins, OPC),

At least 80% or above of the fruit juice should come from fruits with known cancer-fighting abilities.

Combining vegetable juice and fruit juice will be discussed below.

Diet Details and Warnings

Most raw food diets exclude all meats, all poultry, all fish and all dairy products (sometimes they allow butter because of its fat). There are several reasons why. I will quote from just one article:

"Eating cooked food prevents the immune system from working on what is really important in keeping us superbly healthy and young in body, mind and soul. We exhaust and dissipate the body’s strength by using the immune system to combat the unnatural cooked foods, chemically based supplements, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, hormones (in meats, poultry, fish and dairy) and numerous other toxins we ingest, breathe in or absorb through our skin. When we really need the immune system to support us (as when a disease or infection develops or an injury occurs), it then lacks the strength to defend us properly."

And another one:

"Foods to avoid: all animal products, especially proteins and fats, i.e. no cooked meat, fat, eggs, milk, etc.; all refined sugars and starches; carbohydrates; oils; eat only fresh raw fruit and vegetables, juices and extracts."

Another issue is glucose. Carrots have a high level of glucose. This glucose is readily taken in by cancer cells. When the glucose is taken in so are the nutrients in the carrots, etc. that kill cancer cells. Cancer cells steal from normal cells not only glucose, but nutrients as well.

When a person combines other foods high in glucose with the vegetable juice or fruit juice, then the cancer cells are getting glucose from multiple sources and they may be getting a lot of nutrients from these other foods. These other nutrients may not kill cancer cells as well as carrot juice and some of the other vegetable juices.

In other words, mixing these juices with foods that contain their own glucose DILUTES the amount of cancer-killing nutrients that get into the cancer cells, making the treatment LESS effective!!

The question naturally arises, how about combining a good vegetable juice with a good fruit juice? First of all, vegetables and fruits should not be consumed within a couple of hours of each other anyway. If you want to take both vegetable juices and fruit juices, I would take them on separate days. I have never heard of this being done, but in theory I see nothing wrong with it.

Also, it would be good to fast 12 hours each day, such as from 8:00 PM (2000) to 8:00 AM (0800). The word "fast" means different things in different contexts. In this context water would be acceptable.

The foods that should be taken during a vegetable day or a fruit day should be foods that are very low glucose diet. My cancer diet is such a diet, but even among this diet it may be wise to pick the foods with the least amount of glucose while on the Raw Food diet. All of the glucose should come from cancer-fighting vegetables (or fruits if you are using a fruit juice diet).

Here is my normal cancer diet:
Cancer Diet

This cancer diet, by the way, forbids a large amount of carrots and almost no fruits. However, since in this case the carrots or fruits are part of the treatment, it is OK.

You will note that many of the other cancer food diets are close to raw food diets, but not quite. It would be good to convert these diets to full raw food diets, except for things in the other diets that you must eat or must not eat.

I want to emphasize one thing. On the internet there was a cancer treatment known as the Wortman Grape Cure. In this diet a person was allowed to eat anything they wanted from noon to 8:00 PM. Feedback I got from cancer patients, or their representatives, indicated that this treatment did not work very well (i.e. it was not effective). I want to emphasize that foods that are eaten during a vegetable juice or fruit juice day should be limited to very low glucose foods!!

Supercharging This Treatment

The Raw Food diet is rated as a "strong Stage III" treatment, as long as the other foods do not contain too much glucose. It can be combined with virtually any other treatment, and likewise, no other treatment that I know of interferes with the Raw Food diet. The exceptions are when the other treatments require or allow foods with too much glucose.

An alternative cancer treatment should be a complete treatment protocol. Do NOT forget to study the complete treatment protocol for Stage I, II and III cancer patients and the complete treatment protocol for Stage IV cancer patients:
Treatment For Stage I, II and III Cancer Patients
Treatment For Stage IV Cancer Patients


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