Disease Proof

A Soldier's Eat To Live Story


Lots of people from different walks of life have shaped up on Dr. Fuhrman’s approach to diet and nutrition. A pharmaceutical rep likes it and even a lowly blogger like me lost 60 pounds. Now here’s a story from a solider in Iraq.

In January, Matt was deployed to Iraq. He has been eating Eat To Live for 8 months in military dining facilities and in the field. It's challenging, eating veggies, fruits, and whole grains, but they do provide it, you just have to filter your way through the chow hall and seek out the good foods. I also sent him boxes and boxes of healthy nuts and seeds, dried fruits, nut butters, and healthy crackers (not perfect there, but he needs energy in the desert).

People always question his diet, some in disbelief and some generally interested, like anywhere else in the world. So many people (as you all have encountered) have excuses for not wanting to eat healthy and modify their diet and lifestyle, because it's too hard, too many obstacles, etc., but here's a person who has been able to be successful in Iraq in the middle of a war for 8 months! I am so proud of him. I attribute determination, personal health goals, and compassion for his success...continue reading.

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