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My Dad has Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and my sister has Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Is this something that I should be concerned about for myself for the future?
Congratulations! Try to boost your immune system with vitamins. I like vit AECD, ginseng. I exercise 2 or 3 times a week, I like swimming. I like light and sun. Try to relax my body before going to sleep. I don't take medications. I prefer to have a good diet. Avoid red meat, but fish, turkey or chicken. Avoid sugar or pastry. I like chocolate when I am stressed. Like fruits and vegetables. I avoid to mix carbs with proteins. I can have pasta + salad. or meat or chicken+ broccoli or green beans. You will feel more energetic. Have a good breakfast, not a heavy lunch and a light dinner at 6 o'clock. Enjoy your life and avoid stress when you can. Good luck. Happy for you.
hi, Ginette, Keto is really good, not damaging the liver?
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Yes, keto is a very good diet. Avoid carb and sugar. Keeping alkalinity in the body.
thanks, dear ginette. and what about the Budwig diet? (Johanna Budwig's)
I don't know about it. I was having keto diet for a long time before they start talking about it. I was having problems with my pancreas loading insulin in my blood and was fighting hypoglycemia. My endocrinologist put me into diet without any sugar or carbs for 6 months. He saved my life. Sugar is also very toxic because used by cancer cells. Sugar makes our body acidic and allow cancer cells to grow faster. They die in alkaline environment. PH more than 7.
Hello ginette55. I know little about the keto diet but you're spot on about sugar. According to dr robert lustig excess sugar of any kind is the culprit behind all chronic metabolic diseases like hypertension, type 2 diabetes, dementia as well as cancers. He says the liver can't handle the typical sugar laden diet of Americans and stores it as liver fat. This fat is the driver of the disease process and leads to premature aging and problems that go with it. It's also as addictive as alcohol and elicit drugs according to his findings. This has been a revelation to me and my wife who was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma. She has a fatty liver as well as type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Unfortunately she has been eating a diet full of lots of sugary highly processed products for years. There are many interviews on NPR, etc. that detail Dr Lustigs findings. We are actively changing our diet and removing all sugars from it. Even honey. Thanks for the opportunity to share this info.
I am happy to be able to help you change your diet. It will be difficult in the beginning but you will feel better after one month just time to your body to adjust itself to its new metabolism from sugar addiction. When you have a craving, try a small piece of gruyere. It won't have any impact on the liver because it will be used to compensate the sugar and eliminated. Good luck.
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