Melissa Etheridge cancer meat

In a recent interview with Access Hollywood Live, Melissa Etheridge blamed the western lifestyle for her medical problems. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004 and spent a year battling the disease. Etheridge is now healthier and credits her diet and life choices she has made following her medical crisis.

“I’m healthier now than I’ve ever been because I’m understanding what breast cancer is… It’s when your health is out of balance, when you’re too acidic… It’s not like a disease that finds you or something in your genes. It’s actually your own cells going bad. Our own western lifestyle is one of the reasons that half of us have cancer – because our western lifestyle is so acidic; the food we eat causes acid… the meats, the processed foods… and it’s really taxing us, and that’s why we’re seeing this epidemic,” said Etheridge.


Her comments echo what several experts like Dr. T. Colin Campbell
and Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn
have been saying for years — a whole-foods, plant-based diet can not only lower your risk for certain diseases (including cancer), but it can also reverse their progression.

The conclusion is simple…avoid meat, dairy and processed foods and you increase your odds of living a life free of cancer!

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