Starving Cancer with Methionine Restriction

“Chemo companies are fighting to be the firs to come out with methionine depleting drugs. But since methionine is sourced mainly from food, a better strategy may be to lower levels by lowering methionine intake.”

Methionine restriction—best achieved through a plant-based diet—may prove to have a major impact on patients with cancer because unlike normal tissues, many human tumors require the amino acid methionine to grow.

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