Why Food Is Better Than Medication To Treat Disease

Why Food Is Better Than Medication To Treat Disease

Mark Hyman, MD 269,094 views 2019-03-20

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Title Why Food Is Better Than Medication To Treat Disease
Duration 1:21:37
Source YouTube
Tags Dr. William Li, Eat to Beat Disease, Food, Cancer, Chemotherapy, Dr. Mark Hyman, The Doctor’s Farmacy, Podcast, Health, Nutrition, Diet, Food as medicine

I never get tired of saying it: real food heals. Food has the power to prevent and reverse disease, and the more we know about it, the more power we have to curate a targeted diet to help us reach our health goals. The catch is that we have to choose the right foods, the ones that elevate us, and simultaneously ditch the poor-quality ones that harm us. There are powerful compounds in foods—like curcumin, genistein, catechins, lycopene, resveratrol, quercetin—that have medicinal impacts on the body. That’s why I call the grocery store the drug store; we can literally eat our medicine at every meal. My guest this week on The Doctor’s Farmacy, Dr. William Li, is here to tell us all about eating to beat disease and making the idea that food is medicine second nature. You may also be surprised to find out that angiogenesis, or how the body forms blood vessels, is a common denominator in creating optimal health. William Li, MD, is a world-renowned physician, scientist, speaker, and author of Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself. He is best known for leading the Angiogenesis Foundation. ________________________________________________ Dr. Hyman is an 11-time New York Times bestselling author, family physician and international leader in the field of Functional Medicine. His podcast, The Doctor's Farmacy, is a place for deep conversations about the critical issues of our time in the space of health, wellness, food and politics. New episodes are released every Wednesday here on YouTube, and wherever you listen to podcasts. Find him and more of his content all over social media: Website http://www.drhyman.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/drmarkhyman Instagram https://www.instagram.com/markhymanmd Twitter https://twitter.com/markhymanmd

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