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'You are what you eat': Why this former chef changed his diet after being diagnosed with MS

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When Jeff Lewis first started to develop symptoms of multiple sclerosis , he brushed them off. “I couldn’t get my right and left leg in sync when I was walking — my right leg was delayed,” the Houston-area chef tells Yahoo Lifestyle . “But I was a typical male and I ignored it for a very long time.” Things got “progressively worse” from there, Lewis says. It wasn’t until his vision started deteriorating at a concert that he finally admitted something was wrong. “I was at a concert and, whenever I looked at the exit sign, everything would shake,” he explains. “I later found out that I was going completely blind in my right eye and my left eye was trying to compensate.” At this point, Lewis says, he finally told his wife that, “something was wrong.” Lewis’s symptoms would get worse from there. “I also lost the ability to speak,” he says. Lewis finally saw his family practitioner who referred him to a neurologist. He was given four different MRIs and, finally, a

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