Food As Medicine
Imagine crimson red tomatoes, vibrant green spinach, bright blueberries and golden pumpkins…their gorgeous colors contain “phytonutrients”.
Don’t let that big word throw you off! “Phyto” in Greek means plants. Different from vitamins and minerals, phytonutrients are the chemical messengers concentrated in the pigments of plants that exert a positive influence on our health.
In fact, those vibrant pigments act like a set of chemical keys that unlock your body’s healing potential.
Phytonutrients work by providing key information to our genes, instructing them to:
- Reduce inflammation
- Support detoxification
- Optimize gene expression and
- Support key cell functions and structures, and much more
Just click on an ingredient below to discover it’s healing benefits.
If you don’t see it there yet, check back as I’m adding more every week.