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Most beautiful woman of the year Shania Twain loves being a vegetarianMost beautiful woman of the year Shania Twain loves being a vegetarian

Shania Twain Keeps Cancer Away with Vegetarian Diet

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Country Weekly voted Shania Twain the Most Beautiful Woman of 2013 and it’s safe to say that it isn’t just good genes keeping the 48-year-old looking her best. Twain is a passionate vegetarian and, even though she isn’t one to preach, she chooses the lifestyle for a slew of reasons.

Twain’s decision to become vegetarian was shaped by the experience of friends who had cancer. Several of them made a point of telling her “[t]he first thing my doctor told me to do was stop eating meat during this process.” Twain decided to take the lesson to heart before she was faced with disease herself. “I think it’s interesting a doctor would suggest a vegetarian diet when you’re already sick.”

Not only is she a vegetarian, but Twain is also a big supporter of the whole, natural foods movement. “I stick to a mixture of real, raw, whole-food items every day. I make sure I’m eating greens every day, and nuts, and food that’s not processed.”

Although a vegetarian lifestyle has worked wonders for Twain, she doesn’t pressure others to follow in her footsteps. “It’s such a personal choice,” she said. “It’s got to suit you: emotionally, spiritually and physically. If it’s working for you, that’s really great.”

Twain also knows that a vegetarian diet is not automatically a healthy one; “If you end up eating breads and rice and pasta to satisfy yourself, then you’re probably not necessarily eating healthier. You might be sparing yourself some of the downsides of eating meat. But you’re not necessarily benefiting yourself by eating the starch.”

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