Sometimes, it doesn’t matter what you do, people will talk about you no matter what.
Grammy-nominated singer Jazmine Sullivan, known for her powerful vocals and down-to-earth lyrics, knows that all too well.
The beautiful singer posted a photo of herself from the shoot of her newest video “Lost One” in which she appears to have lost some weight.
Some followers posted negative comments about Sullivan’s weight loss, prompting the singer to post an Instagram story to explain her lifestyle change.
“Last week, some people dragged me saying I look sickly. I’m honestly a size 12 [and] 180 pounds.
There’s nothing skinny [about] me but my neck. I’m 5’8, however, I sometimes photograph a little leaner than I am.
But I ain’t skinny and that was never my goal,” Sullivan wrote. “My goal was to support my mother through her battle with cancer by going vegan with her and, in turn, it helped me as well. And I feel really good.”
“I have a lot of things to work on in my journey and am not nearly the model for health and fitness.
But I’m trying… And I’ll continue to do so with my momma,” continued the singer.
Lifestyle changes often follow a cancer diagnosis like Jazmine’s mother, both during treatment and after.
Eating well is often the first step. And there is good reason for it.
While no diet choice will guarantee that you won’t develop cancer, cutting meat can help you lower your cancer risk.
The American Institute for Cancer Research promotes a plant-based diet. Two-thirds or more of your plate should be plant-based foods.
That’s in part because plant-based foods contain phytochemicals, the nutrients that your immune system needs to fight off diseases like cancer.
Plant-based foods also contain more