ARM, I got my book today, also. I have paged through it a bit, but haven't read it cover to cover. I really don't know any more than you, but maybe I have been thinking about
it more. I think that as long as you consume no more than 2 tablespoons of olive oil per day, it doesn't matter whether you put in on vegetables, use it to fry chicken, or drink it straight up!
After the two weeks induction, you will continue to experiment. I will try including a few almonds, and reducing fat somewhere else that day. I believe they are alkaline, but it is the fat that is objectionable. Berries can be eaten if you balance them out with something alkaline, like milk. So I will return to having blueberries on my oatmeal many mornings.
SK 55, how long have you been on this diet? The web site does have an anecdote about
someone healing Barretts' but I'm not pinning my hopes on that. People can say anything they want in a book or on a web site. If a product is being sold, there will probably be some hype, only the exceptional stories may get told. The research article really grabbed my attention because articles go through an extensive process of review by peers. In the research article she says, "in the months since this paper was presented (at a conference), many additional patients with LPR have been treated with a low-fat, low-acid diet as the cornerstone of therapy, with or without ajuunctive anti-reflux medications". So I believe that there are some people out there on this diet without meds. I hope to be like them.
Today my voice feels stronger. My husband was having difficulty hearing me speak when I was in a chair next to him.
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