[quote=carol marie]You make some valid points. I know a woman who has ovarian cancer. Chemo & radiation have not helped so she has sought an experiemental treatment in Europe. Her doctor has put her on a very strict diet and one of the things he said was NO PORK whatsoever - for the very reasons you stated. She was actually told to eat Kosher whenever possible… but the bulk of her diet is now organic fruits & vegtables. She doesn’t know if it’s helping the cancer - too early to tell I suppose - but she did admit that she feels very strong and attributes it to her now excellent diet.
Hello carol marie -
Once I learned about the dangers of pork, we started buying kosher meats. For example, before we switched to kosher we would buy “Ball Park” franks beef hot dogs. We found in the same section a kosher hot dog (can’t remember the name), and they still tasted very good. They still have nitrates in them which is not healthy, but it is at least a little better for you.
I believe there is a direct link between cancers and our diet/nutrition. I don’t have any scientific proof for that claim, but I can tell you that there are many people who did not choose to do traditional chemo, but instead opted for a diet/nutrition regimend. Those people had amazing results with a change in their diet. There are books you can browse in the alternative medicine section of the bookstore that discuss this issue.
We don’t realize (I personally didn’t either) harmful chemicals in our everyday foods and WATER SUPPLY. I don’t go around spouting about the evils of nitrates and antibiotics in meats and harmful chemicals in our tap water, but when speaking about the issue, I try to be honest. Most people don’t want to hear that the foods they ate growing up and continue to enjoy are in-fact silently killing them. Or, they feel like they are going to die anyway, so might as well die happy, right?
I’m glad the lady you know went to a doctor who suggested the alternative diet regimend. It might just save her life. If I ever contract a cancer (which I fear since I smoked for 10+ years and lived terribly), I will seek alternative methods rather than the traditional methods, specifically the diet methods. Chemotherapy is of course helpful to many people, but very risky. They have to tear your body down to kill the cancer cells. Some never make it.
The book I mentioned, “What the Bible Says About Healthy Living” is authored by Dr. Rex Russell. It is a really good, user-friendly book that sheds a lot of light on some of the things I’ve discussed here. I recommend it to you and anybody else who cares about their physical and mental health.
God be with you…