FOOD IS MEDICINE? IT MAKES SENSE

Heart disease and stroke are two of the leading causes of death in our country. While we have made progress in treating and preventing these conditions with medications and procedures, we have failed to address the true underlying cause. By consuming a toxic diet of highly processed foods, saturated fats, and too much meat and dairy, our population is becoming increasingly obese. Obesity has a clear association with conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, and systemic inflammation, all of which contribute to cardiovascular disease and other common medical ailments.

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