Exercise Is an Important Part of Cancer Prevention and Care



'I first became aware of the relationship between exercise and cancer nearly 30 years ago but had no idea why it would impact cancer recovery. Initially I suspected decreased insulin resistance was the reason it worked.

However, after writing "Fat for Fuel," I recognized exercise actually is one of the most powerful signals for PGC 1-alpha, which is the primary signal for your mitochondria to reproduce and multiply, a process called mitochondrial biogenesis.

As I explain in my new book "Fat for Fuel," mitochondrial dysfunction seems to be at the foundational core of most all cancers, and anything that addresses that is likely to have a favorable impact on cancer.'



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