What if instead of popping a pill for these types of chronic disease, we used food as medicine?
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The Food=Medicine conference is a weekend-long event with panels, classes, and screenings where you can learn more about the health benefits of a whole food, plant-based diet.
If we treated food as medicine, could we curb many modern day diseases? A lot of research implies that we could.
Yesterday, I got to ride out to some local farms with the CSA where I help out, and I learned about a very interesting herb: spilanthes.
Taking care of yourself after any surgery is important, but as part of aftercare for a kidney transplant it’s essential.
This comic is by Dan Piraro of Bizarro Comics, and I think there’s a lot of truth to that sentiment! Of course, there are cases where folks need good, old fashioned medicine, but there are so many diseases that we could prevent with good, old fashioned healthy food. I’m lookin’ at you, heart disease and type 2 diabetes!