Food is incredible medicine. You just need to learn how to use it to improve your chronic health conditions. According to a study by the Imperial College of London, eating 10 servings of vegetables per day may prevent up to eight million premature deaths each year. Listen as Dr. Sally Lamont joins Dr. Holly Lucille to share how you can nourish your body and boost your health.
VIDEO: One of the latest products to hit the produce aisle is cauliflower “rice”. This is just a head of cauliflower that’s been chopped into pea-size pieces. You can buy it precut, break it down with a knife or do it in small batches in a food processor. It’s the perfect stand-in for starchier carbs like grains, and it can be mashed, like potatoes or blended into a savory dip.
VIDEO: It turns out January is National Soup Month, which makes sense because we need that kind of nourishment when cold weather and viruses surround us. One of my favorite medicinal meals is chicken soup, famous for its healing properties from the days of Hippocrates and Maimonides, the Jewish physician that first wrote about its healing benefits.
Literally. Your amazing body is constantly renewing itself: recycling old cells and recreating new ones, 24/7. Did you know that every day, the cells lining your intestinal tract and skin are shed as a new layer surfaces? Every month, your liver cells are replaced and each year, your skeleton is rebuilt. Automatically, without your conscious thought.