Radio

Sundays 8pm to 11pm on Radio 2

New Episodes at CBC Music

New Episodes at CBC Music

Need more Strombo Show? Head over to our page on CBC Music for new episodes, playlists and video extras.

CBC Music Past Shows

 

 

Carol Alt On How Her New Found Health Connects Her With Her Late Father
June 8, 2012
submit to reddit

After some serious struggles with her health, Carol Alt discovered the raw food movement. She credits her commitment to clean, simple eating with helping her turn her body around. But for Carol, whose father passed away in the '80s, her discovery was bittersweet. In this clip, Carol reflects on how her new knowledge might have helped her father when he was still alive.

Carol Alt is in the red chair tonight, along with Marc Lewis, Robert Pattinson, David Cronenberg and music from Patrick Watson.



"There's nothing I miss because in the raw food world, if you just type it in on a computer and you write 'raw food,' it's like literally, a parallel universe. You like peanut butter cups? I can give you raw peanut butter cups. You like ice cream? I can give you raw ice cream."

"I just think I could have made [my father's] life a lot more pleasant. 'Cause toward the end it was really bad. My father was a fireman. He went into buildings. He didn't send his men in, he led his men in. He was a chief, and he went in first."

Comments

Starting soon: To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, for all new accounts, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted for existing community members in June.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.