How Food Can Cause And Heal Disease

The food we eat literally serves as information, instructions, or code that controls almost every function of the body—including our hormones, appetite, brain chemistry, immune system, gene expression, and even the microbiome. Our diets are the main driver of the chronic disease epidemic we are experiencing today. But food is also the most powerful medicine available to heal chronic disease, which will account for over 50 million deaths and cost the global economy $47 trillion by 2030. This is because the foods you eat are the keystrokes that send messages to your genes with every bite, telling them what to do—creating health or disease. What you put at the end of your fork is a more powerful medicine than anything you will find at the bottom of a pill bottle.

Find Dr. Hyman’s full-length conversation with Dr. Josh Axe, “Returning To Ancient Remedies To Promote Health” here.

Find Dr. Hyman’s full-length conversation with Dr. William Li, “Why Food Is Better Than Medication to Treat Diseasehere.

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