Food as Medicine

Foods to Eat Often

Eating well enhances one's innate healing capacity. A nutrient dense whole food diet has the power to prevent and treat a myriad of illnesses from autoimmune disease, asthma, and eczema to cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Using food as medicine it is quite possible to reduce one's dependence on medications. (Hover over images for more information.)
Colorful vegetables of all kinds, organic whenever possible
Green leafy vegetables: collards, spinach and kale
Beans and legumes: lentils, pinto beans, black beans, etc.
Berries: blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries
Meats: naturally raised beef, pork, lamb, bison, venison
Seafood: salmon, trout, sole, sardines, shellfish, and shrimp
Whole fat dairy products, fermented yogurts, and kefirs
Whole grains: quinoa, brown rice, steel-cut oats.
Herbs: garlic, rosemary, turmeric, Italian herbs, chili, and curry spices
Nuts: almonds, walnut, pecans, macadamia, hazel nuts etc.
Cruciferous vegetables: cabbage, broccoli, bok choy, cauliflower, and kale
Tea: green, black, oolong
Chocolate and cocoa, at least 75% dark
Extra virgin olive oil