How to use food as a medicine
In 2019, modern Western science is still very young, a little less than 200 years. During this time much research has been done into the medicinal effects of nutrition. Food is in many cases a scientifically proven drug against a certain disease. However, for the time being this knowledge is not generally implemented in mainstream medicine practice. Alternative, and also scientifically proved medicinal systems such as naturopathy and phytotherapy have developed a lot further than mainstream medicine. We can see this in the fact that mainstream medicine is not about curing people, just about controlling the symptoms. More advanced medicinal systems like naturopathy and phytotherapy are looking for causes of diseases and take the cause away, which is a more logical and approach and delivers much better results.
Smoothie recipes focused on a particular disease
Existing recipes are not interesting for someone who wants to use food as a medicine. You can make your own recipes based on fruit and vegetables that are ideal for you. You can use articles about healing power on the internet that are based on scientific information to put together smoothie recipes yourself. For example, there are smoothies that are specifically aimed at disorders that only apply to women. Some people have already made these recipes themselves and have bundled them as smoothie therapy for women. A person who has a liver problem, for example fatty liver, could promote his liver function by taking a daily carrot smoothie. There are many doctors in the world who, for example, use juice therapy or smoothie therapy. Carrot offers healing power for the liver and can take away causes of diseases. Yet this effective method is still considered as an ‘alternative’, while the mainstream options lack to cure people from fatty liver disease.
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