Keeping It Real: Cheating

Keeping It Real:  Cheating

Each time I’ve said to my friends that I need to get back to “tighter” eating so I can complete the healing process of my health conditions (Type 2 Diabetes and high blood pressure, in particular), they all assume that means I “cheated” and started eating meat again. That’s not the case.

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The Cheese Challenge

When I kicked off the new year and decided to give up eating meat, eggs, and dairy in favor of a whole foods plant-based lifestyle to heal type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol, I knew there would be challenges along the way.

The biggest challenge was giving up cheese. Until about a month ago, I would let it slip into my diet occasionally, which was silly because when I gave up dairy I found out I was allergic to it.

Why was it so hard? [SPOILER ALERT] There are opiates in it! Read on.

(PSST… It became a no-brainer for me to completely give us cheese once I watched the documentary "What The Health".)


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