Food As Medicine

This month you will read several health-inspired articles in CH2—from insights into erectile dysfunction, to allergies, to depression. As you learn about these timely issues, I also encourage you to go back in time. Way back. Like, 2300 years back. It was then that Hippocrates (you know, the father of modern medicine) said, “Let food be thy medicine.” From this culinary-curative POV, a container of Fage is no longer Greek yogurt—it’s a remedy for constipation. Raisins are no longer a lunchbox filler for your child, but good for cancer prevention. And cabbage isn’t bland rabbit food, but rather contains a power-packed compound that fights H. pylori (the bacteria that causes gastric and peptic ulcers)...

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