2. Venus Williams - Go Vegan To Address Sjogrenâ€™s
We want to be careful here not to suggest that Venus Williams has claimed to have any kind of cure for Sjogrenâ€™s syndrome. She has said no such thing. However, she has been open about having salvaged her career with her diet. Some years back, Williams faced serious health concerns that rendered her unable to play or practice tennis - when she had been one of the top players on Earth. However, following a Sjogrenâ€™s diagnosis, Williams switched to a vegan diet and worked her way back onto the womenâ€™s tour, where she is again among the worldâ€™s best 20 or so players.
Again, a vegan diet is not being suggested as a full cure for Sjogrenâ€™s or any other autoimmune condition. However, per Healthline, there is at least loosely something to Williamsâ€™s plan. Recommended foods to avoid (red meat, processed foods, dairy, and gluten, among others) and foods to eat (leafy greens, whole grains, and nuts) do overlap somewhat with a vegan diet - though there are also some exceptions, such as the recommendation to work fish into a diet.