Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Food as Pharma

According to a recent Times article, "Food as Pharma," it is becoming more clear that "food is more than just fuel." What you choose eat, in fact, effects "how elastic your blood vessels are, how easily you resist cancer-causing toxins and whether or not you will barrel down the road toward heart disease."

Can food, though, actually prevent disease? Current research suggests that Yes, the foods in your kitchen do have the potential to fight disease. In a 2002 study, for example, "researchers found that people at risk of diabetes could delay or in some cases even prevent the disease from developing by eating fewer calories, getting them from the right kinds of foods and exercising more than two hours a week."

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