Tennis superstar Venus Williams has turned to a raw vegan diet in efforts to combat the painful effects of Sjogren’s Syndrome, the little-known, incurable autoimmune disorder she was diagnosed with in August 2011. A raw vegan diet is beneficial for managing the symptoms.
Thankfully, Venus’ sister, Serena, does everything she can to support her, including not eating foods that are now off-limits to Venus.
“Venus has some health problems and went on a vegan and raw diet, so she could have more energy. I’m supporting that really full force for her. We do that together because I live with her,” Serena said. “Like I can’t come home with fried chicken because she’d want some. That would be a huge stumbling block.”
What a wonderful and supportive show of sisterly love!
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