In this article I take a look at the growing trend of becoming a raw foodist. This article was published by the Point Park News Service.
Diners seek healthy habits in raw foods
By Emily Balser
Fifteen years ago Janet McKee, a high-powered executive in Pittsburgh, was working her way up the corporate ladder, but she was also facing serious health problems. It was a life-altering dilemma – take a potentially cancer-causing drug the rest of her life or remove part of her large intestine.
Neither sounded good to her.
“I got myself out of the hospital, and I just said no, I’m not going to do that,” McKee said.
The illness was ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory condition that affects the large intestine, which McKee, 49, was diagnosed with in her early 20s. She managed it with the guidance of a doctor until her mid-30s when she decided to try something different – eating raw foods.
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