Health and Wellness

‘Food as medicine’ means choosing the right varieties

We often are reminded of the famous Greek physician’s proclamation of 2,500 years ago: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” 

So, taking this admonition to practice, if we pile our plates with fresh fruits and veggies we will all achieve optimal health.

 But, according to health writer and author of Eating on the Wild Side, “If we want to get maximum health benefits from fruits and vegetables, we must choose the right varieties. 

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