Food as Herbs and Medicine

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Why to eat food as medicine?

Why to eat food as medicine?

Medicinal properties in the natural food

Natural food has both prophylactic (protection from diseases) and potential therapeutic properties (curing diseases).
Ever since the dawn of the emergence of The Scientific Research studies the mainstream Medical Science for understanding causes and cures of diseases ranging from malaria to cancer, till date, have finally come to realize that if human wants to avoid many kinds of diseases including some congenital disorder, becoming untimely old which makes people vulnerable to diseases like cancer, obesity, diabetes heart and others, then the solution is in Eating natural Food as Herbs and Medicine and correcting life style (75% of diseases humans are presently suffering from are avoidable scientist conclude).

Natural foods provide most of what the human body needs to ward off many ailments and are safer because by eating food in moderation, as an individually suitable Balanced Diet the intake of certain nutrition and medicinal properties in the food does not cross the *Upper Intake Level as it does when taking supplements and over the counter drugs and herbal supplements which can pose serious threat to health. Read more at Facts on Herbs and Supplements

Cells and genes of human body has evolved with an infinite intelligence and wisdom to deal with the external and internal threats to the body
Food, life style our mood, hope, thinking and environment can influence our genes which controls total biological functions of body, say, regulating cell function, including DNA synthesis, RNA synthesis, protein synthesis, cell division, cell differentiation, morphogenesis and neuroendocrine regulation, apoptosis. Food works like ‘BRM’ (Biological Response Modifier)

To help the cells and genes of body to remain strong, to help them keep their defence mechanism honed to fight and nullify pathogens like viruses, bacteria, parasites, and to protect body from other environmental assaults like toxin, while keeping a tight control on the internal physiological functions like homeostasis …for example pH balance and taming Microbiota... the gut flora, then Intelligent Eating is integral.
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Intelligent Eating   www.eduhealthfood.com/health02.html


Eating improperly and unhealthy leads us to become deficient in nutrition, and then we run for supplementing the deficiency by gobbling capsules, pills, liquids and powders; this approach is not viable for health and longevity and instead can be hazardous to our health and wellbeing. Read more at: Facts on Herbs and supplements


Evidence suggesting Athletes to Avoid commercially made energy drink.
Choose natural healthy food to maintain and boost up body energy.

Just one energy drink may increase heart disease risk in young adults. By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS
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See the evidence here: Just one energy drink may boost heart disease risk in young adults
Source: American Heart Association/News

 

Every food we put in our mouth is going to decide whether we are in profit or in loss in terms of health. Accumulation of losses of moments, days, months, and years of unhealthy eating of unhealthy food results in obesity, untimely accelerated aging, which then increases the susceptibility to diseases like cancer, diabetes, and others.

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) are suggesting that even occasional indulgences may produce significant changes in gene expression that could negatively impact physiology and health. Diet-Induced Developmental Acceleration Independent of TOR and Insulin in C. elegansCell, 2013; 153 (1): 240 DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.02.049


Our health is not impacted by only what we eat how we live, but also by what our parents ate how they lived.


* Upper Intake Level

  • Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA): average daily level of intake sufficient to meet the nutrient requirements of nearly all (97%-98%) healthy people.
  • Adequate Intake (AI): established when evidence is insufficient to develop an RDA and is set at a level assumed to ensure nutritional adequacy.
  • Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL): maximum daily intake unlikely to cause adverse health effects.

Nutrient Recommendations: Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI)

For more details, read here, wikipedia.org - wiki Dietary Reference Intake

 

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