The Many Medicinal Properties of Food
Your lifestyle can be generally healing and supportive of good health, or the root of disease. Exercise, for example, has been shown to be as effective as modern drugs for heart disease and diabetes.
Likewise, food has tremendous healing potential, and can rightfully be viewed and approached as “medicine.”
In some cases, specific food items can help speed healing of an acute health problem, such as a bout of cold or flu. In other cases, the effect is more long-term and preventive in nature.
Either way, keeping your kitchen stocked with REAL foods, i.e. unprocessed, whole, and non-GMO (ideally organic and locally grown) is a wise move if you seek to optimize your health and quality of life.
Here, I’ll review and summarize a few of my “medicinal superfood” favorites.