Doctors Are Prescribing Food As Medicine

There’s a famous Hippocrates quote, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Now modern physicians are taking a note from the ancient Greek.

“Before there was medicine, all we had was the wisdom of our elders and the food of our elders,” Dr. Robert Graham said.

Dr. Robert Graham is one clinician taking that Hippocrates quote to heart. He’s taught hundreds of health care workers how to make healthy plant-based meals. Graham thinks that if patients see doctors eating well, they’ll eat healthy too.

“The pharmaceutical approach, the medical approach, really hasn’t gotten us that far in health and wellness. Because if it had, we wouldn’t be having these chronic diseases of diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, heart disease, arthritis, and to a certain degree cancer,” Graham said. [Full Article]