Does a vegan diet affect your ability to heal?
|Does a vegan diet affect your ability to heal?||Darrell Miller||01/16/17|
January 16, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Does a vegan diet affect your ability to heal?
For all you vegans out there what if I told you being a vegan may give you the ability to heal faster? Sounds crazy I know but recently a once vegan man survived a brutal plane crash. There is no proof of this but some researches and scientist believe this may be true.
- Only two people survived on September 19, 2008, celebrity disc jockey DJ AM and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, when a plane attempting to takeoff from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport in South Carolina had blown a tire and were unable to stop the plane on the remaining runway.
- Travis Barker, a vegan at the time, suffered second- and third-degree burns over his torso and lower body. He was taken to the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, Georgia, where, he told the Guardian in an interview several weeks after the crash, he had to eat 6,000 calories a day in order to speed his recovery.
- Giving up veganism, in this case, came with an added health benefit: Early in his hospital stay, his doctors reportedly had trouble getting his skin grafts to take, which Barker said in interviews was due to his low levels of protein; after a while on his new high-calorie diet, they had more success.
"The pilots, who thought that they had blown a tire, were unable to stop the plane on the remaining runway they had left."