Body Terrain Handbooks

Your body terrain is the internal conditions of your body—nutritional status, fitness, blood sugar balance, hormone balance, inflammation, and more. The condition of your terrain can make a big difference in cancer outcomes. Improving your terrain, similar to improving soil in a garden, can lead to much better results.

Optimizing your body terrain

Conventional carethe cancer care offered by conventionally trained physicians and most hospitals; examples are chemotherapy, surgery, and radiotherapy, self carelifestyle actions and behaviors that may impact cancer outcomes; examples include eating health-promoting foods, limiting alcohol, increasing physical activity, and managing stress, and complementary carein cancer care, complementary care involves the use of therapies intended to enhance or add to standard conventional treatments; examples include supplements, mind-body approaches such as yoga or psychosocial therapy, and acupuncture can all improve your body terrain to make it less supportive of cancer.

Optimizing Your Body Terrain

We’re developing handbooks on these body terrain factors linked to cancer:

  • Bleeding and coagulation imbalance
  • Blood sugar imbalance and insulin resistance (in final review)
  • Body weight
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Immune function
  • Inflammation
  • Oxidation
  • Your microbiome (in final review)