However, there's also another reason why they store food: To use it as medicine. Across history, different cultures have stocked up on plants, herbs, and spices to use it for treatment. Times may have changed between then and now, but we can still create own "food pharmacy," every time we do our grocery.
Learning how to use food as medicine may seem intimidating at first, but opting for a more natural way to address our health issues must be done sooner rather than later. The practice of eating clean and gearing away from potentially harmful drugs decrease the risk of developing diseases and increase the chances of living a longer life. It's also practical – with proper knowledge about the benefits of food, we may be able to say goodbye to expensive and risky medicine.
Quinoa, kale, berries, chia seeds, oatmeal, broccoli, almonds, coconut, hemp seed and celery – the list just goes on as there are a variety of foods available in the market that are packed with nutrition. Recipes and how-to articles are readily available on the internet if we wish to learn simple ways to spice up our meals without compromising our bodies' wellness. The secret in stocking up your "food pharmacy" is replacing processed foods with more natural ingredients.
Our food choices can also help us manage, or even prevent, certain illnesses.
When we regularly eat fruits and vegetables, we lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes. Maintaining this kind of diet can also save us from developing heart diseases, stroke and some types of cancer.
We can also cure common sicknesses with food we have at home:
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For an entire week, you will have full access to expert presentations that will cover topics such as:
The event's keynote speaker, Health Ranger Mike Adams once said in an interview, "If someone is not willing to change one thing [in their lifestyle], then they are in fact playing the role of victim and they will continue to be victimized by medicine."
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