She has written multiple books, made an award winning film, and survived an incurable stage four cancer with which she was diagnosed in 2003. During the subsequent twelve years while she has been living with cancer, she has explored all possible healthy lifestyle options with her attending physicians. One of her lifestyle choices was to live alkaline.
For Carr, living alkaline means being healthy; it is one of her strategies to keep her cancer in check. She is not alone when thinking that alkaline bodies are ones in which cancer and degenerative diseases remain under control. Many researchers agree.