Did The Ornish Diet Undermine Steve Jobs’ Cancer Fight?
Is it possible that a “special” Dr recommended diet that Steve Jobs, the Co-founder and CEO of Apple who passed away in 2011 adopted to help fight his pancreatic cancer, actually undermined his efforts and made the cancer harder to beat?
I think we can all agree that diet and lifestyle choices is extremely important when fighting a life-threatening disease such as cancer, therefore, understanding the role of fats, carbs, protein and other vital nutrients and how the foods we eat not only help fight disease but also how it can prevent diseases from developing is crucial!
The interesting article below from the Bulletproof Blog will definitely give you some insight on the subject but even more so, something to think about in regards to your health.
Last week in New York, I met with an old friend and entrepreneur who just signed his company’s first billion-dollar deal. He explained why Steve Job’s death seems personal to so many of us.
He explained, “Steve Jobs was only 56. As a tech ‘superhero’ with all the money in the world, he couldn’t beat the cancer. It makes me feel more mortal. How much more time do I have? I need to do more to make a difference.” But is it really true that Steve “couldn’t” beat the cancer? Or did Steve make some well-intentioned lifestyle choices that made it really hard to cure his cancer?
Most media reports state that Jobs used a “special diet” for almost a year before going for Western medicine approaches, but it’s almost impossible to figure out what that diet was. After a couple hours of research, it appears that Steve Jobs was using the Dr. Dean Ornish Cancer Diet, which is almost the complete opposite of the Bulletproof Diet. In case you haven’t heard of him, Dean Ornish, MD, author of “Eat More, Weigh Less,” is one of the leaders of a small group of radical physicians who tout incredibly low fat diets with strict avoidance of (healthy) saturated fats as the path to health, despite years of research showing how misguided that is…
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