Grandfather,78, Beats Incurable Colon Cancer By Changing His Diet

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Grandfather,78, Beats Incurable Colon Cancer By Changing His Diet

The following article by Rob Preece appeared in The Daily Mail UK September 16, 2012.

A grandfather, who was told by doctors (in April 2012) that his cancer was ‘incurable’, has been given the “all-clear” (by doctors) less than four months later – after trying a different diet.

Allan Taylor could have been forgiven for fearing the worst when doctors told him they could do nothing to treat his condition.But the 78-year-old would not give up, and instead searched the internet for an alternative method to fight his cancer. After studying websites, he decided to radically change his diet – and found his condition improved dramatically.

Mr Taylor, a retired oil rig engineer from Middlesbrough, replaced red meat and dairy products with 10 portions of raw fruit and veg each day.

His diet included powdered grass, curry spices, apricot seeds and selenium tablets.

Mr Taylor made the changes after he received a letter on April 30, telling them were was no point having any more chemotherapy as it would not cure him and neither would an operation.

‘They said if they cut out the cancer it would just pop up somewhere else,’ he told the Sunday Mirror.

‘But I was determined to stay positive and decided to find my own cure.’

‘On August 6 I got a letter from North Tees hospital to say a scan had shown my cancer had gone and “the abnormality is no longer visible”. I’m all clear.’

Mr Taylor’s ordeal began in February last year when he noticed a two-inch lump in his abdomen. He was sent for a scan and told he had colon cancer. Last September he underwent an operation, during which a surgeon removed a nine-inch section of his colon, and he began a three-month course of chemotherapy. But in April this year he was told the cancer had spread to small intestine.

Mr Taylor responded by tapping the words ‘colon cancer cures’ into an internet search engine. He used the information, together with advice from his local health food store, to devise his new diet.

He believes that having a teaspoon of powdered barley grass in hot water every morning and night was particularly crucial.

‘There is no question in my mind that my diet saved my life,’ he said. ‘And all it cost was £30 a week’

[End of Daily Mail Article]

Here’s the summary of what he did, which is basically the same thing I did:

-He cut out red meat and dairy ( I was raw vegan for 90 days) -He took a teaspoon of barley grass powder in hot water every morning and night. -He ate 10 servings of fruits and vegetables per day (This is easy to accomplish with a giant salad and fruit smoothie every day) -He ate apricot kernels (Read my post about them here) -He took vitamin c, selenium, and curcumin supplements

And he’s got a cross around his neck. :)

Unfortunately the article did not detail his exact supplement dosage amount, but considering that he only spent about $60 per week, I’m guessing the ones in the photo are all he took!

Organic Barley Grass Powder He used Naturya, a UK brand. My opinion is that brand doesn’t matter for this.


SelenoPrecise Selenium Tablets I taken many different selenium supplements, but haven’t tried this brand yet.

Raw Organic Apricot Kernels I eat these every day!


Lypo-spheric Vitamin C He used Nature’s Aid, another UK brand. I recommend Lypo-spheric because it’s 98% bioavailable.

Curcumin X4000 Curcumin is the active ingredient in Turmeric, this anti-cancer spice was a huge part of my diet!

Read about the four top cancer fighting spices:

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