How Johann healed stage IV melanoma with nutrition and natural therapies


Johann Ilgenfritz worked as a fashion photographer for almost 20 years in Hamburg and London. In 2011, he had a heart attack, and six months later he was diagnosed with cancer. After radiation treatments failed, Johann decided to take a holistic approach to healing.

Johann made radical changes to his diet and lifestyle and restored his health. He went from believing that cancer was the cause of his illness to realizing that cancer was only a symptom of an already sick body. He knew if he could eliminate the causes of disease, he could recover. It took him two years to fully heal and today, thirteen years later, he is alive and thriving.

I love Johann’s story because he kept it simple. He focused on the foundational “BIG 3” anticancer strategies: plant-based nutrition, stress reduction, and exercise.

While on his healing journey, Johann realized that there was a lack of health resources online, so he decided to launch UK Health Radio to inform and encourage people to take responsibility for their health. Today, UK Health Radio has 41 shows that air 24/7, with 1.3M listeners and growing.

Johann won the Inspiration – Holistic Therapist Business Awards in 2017. In 2019 he won Best Up-And-Coming Inspirational Influencer at The Best You Awards.

I know you will be encouraged by Johann’s incredible stage IV healing story!

Watch our interview below, or listen to it on the Chris Beat Cancer podcast on iTunes or Spotify.

Download the unedited interview transcript here

Show Notes
-Johann’s stage IV cancer diagnosis [1:23]
-The bad news of a recurrence [5:19]
-Taking matters into your own hands [8:33]
-Believe that healing is possible [14:17]
-Johann’s anticancer diet [14:57]
-Johann’s lifestyle changes [18:53]
-The importance of stress management [20:12]
-Focus on the basics [23:41]
-What cancer patients need to know [24:37]
-Good health is a choice [27:32]
-Healing takes time [29:37]
-Check out UK Health Radio [30:52]

Connect with Johann:
Website: UK Health Radio
Facebook: Johann Ilgenfritz

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