This TEDx video has been making the rounds in emails and social media. A lot of these things get tossed your way. And you may have been leery about wasting 17 minutes of your busy time on yet another random video.
That’s certainly how I felt. But after seeing glowing recommendations from so many medical colleagues and friends, I got curious. And now I’m recommending — in the strongest terms — that you watch it, too.
The story here is of an active woman, a medical doctor, who was crippled with Multiple Sclerosis. In MS, a person’s immune system starts attacking the sheathing that protects the nerves. That sheathing (remember the word “myelin” from high school bio?) is like the plastic encasing electrical wires, and does the exact same thing: helps electricity travel through the nerves and prevents shocks in the wrong places. MS is considered an incurable, degenerative disease.
The speaker, Dr. Terry Wahls, wasn’t willing to accept that prognosis. Because she’s an MD, she made sure she tried all the drugs, including the experimental ones. When that didn’t work, she started doing her own research. The video outlines her findings, but my patients and followers won’t be surprised — it’s basically the same diet I recommend for nearly everyone.
I really want you to watch the video so I’m not going to tell you how dramatically well this worked for Dr. Wahls. But the bottom line for you is this: How you eat changes your life.
So watch. Learn. Apply to your own life. You can feel awesome, whether or not you have an autoimmune, degenerative, incurable disease. And if all the competing food choices have you (justifiably!) confused, give us a call. That’s what we’re here for.
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