The most influential driver of change and reversal of disease and symptoms is changing our diet. As we understand more about the power of healthy nutrient-dense food in promoting optimal health, we find that changing the diet may be the most important tool in the medical toolbox. The problem is the data is confusing and many individuals are not sure where to start.
Not only is there an unnecessary loss of lives there is a tremendous loss of healthcare dollars. In 2010 the US spent over 18% of the GDP on healthcare. That is more than national defense, homeland security, education, and welfare… combined! The good news is most of these death and financial losses are preventable and related to lifestyle factors, especially diet.
Through Functional Medicine eyes, we will cover the many components of a whole-food, plant-based diet and discuss its ability to support our bodies natural healing processes. Join the Thrive physicians and staff as we dive deep into the powerful medicinal benefits of food and how changing our diet can change our health. This five-part series has been incorporated into a series of valuable information to easily adopt into your kitchen so you can begin to reap the medicinal benefits every day.