Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Healing Power of What We Eat

These powerful examples of foods fighting disease prove once again that food is your best medicine.
When you’re diagnosed with a chronic condition, treatment is usually medical — drugs or surgery, for instance. You’ll probably be advised to improve your diet, but often with little, or no, advice on how to do it.

But, increasingly, evidence suggests that diet should be more than just a part of the treatment package, it should be seen as integral — sometimes working as well as, if not better than, medication.

For instance, a landmark seven-year study last year suggested a Mediterranean-style diet may be better at treating heart disease than statins. Read more

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