Posts made in October 2019


All About Phytonutrients

If you want to know where the REAL medicine is, let me introduce you to the phytonutrient. Also called phytochemicals, these are plant-derived compounds (“phyto” means “plant”) that have a lot of amazing properties. These include:

  1. The ability to remove free radicals in the body;
  2. Stopping inflammation in the vessels and organs;
  3. Improving the power of the cells in the immune system;
  4. Eliminating the oxidative damage in cells, and
  5. Deactivating cancer causing agents.

In short, Phytonutrients are why your mother always told you to eat your vegetables!
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Diabetes Is Not Just About Sugar

Type 2 Diabetes is a chronic disease that results in serious health complications and eventually death. People with diabetes suffer from heart attacks, limb amputations, kidney failure, blindness, and neuropathy. By the year 2020, over HALF of Americans will be diabetic or pre-diabetic. These numbers highlight how modern medical care has failed, because Type 2 Diabetes is PREVENTABLE, and usually reversible without drugs and injections. Continue Reading
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What is a Whole Food Plant Based Diet?

“Whole Food Plant-Based diet” is a term you’re going to hear A LOT on FoodtherapyMD.  It is the cornerstone of nutritional medicine, and the key to any program that professes to improve health and longevity.  However, people still have questions about switching to a whole plant-based diet, mostly because we have been fed conflicting and dangerous information about health and nutrition by those that seek to profit from sickness.  Here are some of the commonly asked questions:

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