‘I’ve been told it’s the perfect meal for me’: Mother-of-three tells of her struggle with cancer
A mother of three is sharing her journey with cancer.
In this candid video, a mother-of three tells how her journey to recovery from breast cancer has been made even easier by a new diet.
Key points:Cancer patient, 37, shares her battle with breast cancer and why she’s on the path to recoveryThe mother-to-be has been diagnosed with Stage 4 ovarian cancerThe woman has been a vegan since she was 12 years old”I’ve had to do all sorts of things to try and stay on track, but I have the most amazing support in the world,” says the 37-year-old.
“I had to try to avoid things that are potentially harmful, but as the years go by I’m really learning how to manage it.”
Dr Helen Williams is a holistic doctor and nutritionist based in the state of Queensland.
“It’s hard, and it’s scary, but the best thing is, it’s worth it,” she says.
“If you’re not eating enough of those, you’re going to have a lot more food to worry about.””
Dr Williams says most of us want to eat “well”, but the key is to find the balance.””
If you’re not eating enough of those, you’re going to have a lot more food to worry about.”
Dr Williams says most of us want to eat “well”, but the key is to find the balance.
“There are a lot fewer foods you can eat and that’s the best advice I can give,” she explains.
“We need to be able to eat things that we normally would, but we’re not going to eat them all.”
Try to eat your own food.
Eat a healthy, balanced diet, and you’ll have better health.
“The best thing about it is you can do it all at once, and I have a great support system.”
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