The Fruit Cure
Jacqueline Alnes (Melville House Publishing)
WHEN Jacqueline Alnes was 18, and in her first year at a US college, she was a talented athlete and runner. Two years later, she was using a wheelchair and largely confined to her house following the onset of a debilitating illness.
After collapsing on the running track, Alnes started regularly losing control of her limbs: her vision would swim, her head loll and then she would keel over. Successive doctors found no obvious cause for…