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TIG123GER SparkPoints: (77,547)
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12/19/12 3:49 P

My husband and I went vegan and my diabetes were back within normal range within three months. Can't say enough good things about the results.

MRSALLYP SparkPoints: (0)
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12/19/12 1:05 P

I went hard core vegan for 12 weeks earlier this year, wasn't too bad at all an wonder if I changed some of my genes in the process or if that extra week makes a difference - maybe I will have to go vegan again come the new year and do it for a full 3 months this time!!

DIDS70 Posts: 5,368
12/19/12 11:04 A

if I do choose to heat veggies (which is EXTREMELY rare, it is not over 115 degrees. Anything over that starts to kill the important enzymes.

MYUTMOST4HIM Posts: 11,453
12/19/12 11:02 A

You don't need to follow a vegan diet to lower your risk of cancer - just eat more produce in the rawest form you can stand. In other words, when you cook them - don't kill them!!!

CLRWILLIAMS25 SparkPoints: (34,625)
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12/19/12 9:58 A

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kathy-fresto
n/vegan-diet-cancer_b_2250052.html

Premise of the article is that following a vegetarian diet lowers risk of cancer. Following a vegan diet further reduced the risk of cancer and also causes changes in out genes!

I do not follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, but though the article was interesting none-the-less.

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