Breeding the Nutrition Out of Our FoodHyla Cass, MD
Here is a timely article on the importance of eating whole foods, and in a fairly conservative and very respectable publication, the New York Times.
WE like the idea that food can be the answer to our ills, that if we eat nutritious foods we won’t need medicine or supplements. We have valued this notion for a long, long time. The Greek physician Hippocrates proclaimed nearly 2,500 years ago: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Today, medical experts concur. If we heap our plates with fresh fruits and vegetables, they tell us, we will come closer to optimum health.