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Diet and Disease: A Real Relationship | Care2 Healthy Living

Diet and Disease: A Real Relationship | Care2 Healthy Living

Last night, my family and I went to a chain restaurant for dinner. I don’t ordinarily go to rib joints, but my husband and daughter looked beseechingly at me when we were deciding where to go. They usually agree to one of the locally owned and healthier restaurants I insist upon, but last night I gave into their round eyes and watering mouths as they imagined a big rack of BBQ ribs. Although I was a pretty good eater before I had cancer, I didn’t care as much then as I do now about what goes into my mouth. But cancer can rock your world, and after my third diagnosis I became a raw foodist , grew my own sprouts and wheatgrass, abandoned caffeine and alcohol, and in a short time, felt more energy than I had ever experienced before. I maintained this (labor intensive) lifestyle for 18 months, cheating only once as I snuck a single bite from the perfectly cooked Thanksgiving t...

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