EN on Foods

July 2015 Issue

Let Food Be Your Medicine

Food has the power to nourish, protect, and heal your body.

In the 4th Century BCE, the Greek physician Hippocrates authored the famous oath, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” We now know that foods like berries, green tea, and mushrooms are more than just a delicious source of energy—the nutrients inside can indeed be powerful medicine to help prevent and even manage disease.

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