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Does Eating Healthy Food Keep You Healthy? Can It Really Heal You?

Yes! Making Holistic Food Choices Will Keep You Healthy And Even Heal You!

Eating healthy food. Healthy real food (meaning created by mother nature) actually helps sustain, restore and heal our bodies.

Think about it for a second...what feeds and fuels your body? Nothing but food and water...

You know that old saying, "you are what you eat"? Well there is a lot of truth in it if you are not too literal. If you eat a banana, fortunately you will never become a banana no matter how many of them you eat. That's a joke.

But if you eat healthy food, food that is natural and not messed with by "food manufacturers" you will create a healthy body.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) of which I am a Doctor of...food for therapy has been used for thousands of years ...meaning it was known in ancient times that certain foods could benefit certain health deficiencies, conditions and issues.

As a matter of fact, healthy food and diet were considered to be the very foundation of all health...good and bad.

What is food therapy you might ask? Just as many plants are used for their medicinal properties and we call them herbs, all plant foods have such properties as well.

Let me make this a bit more clear...We of the modern world speak in terms of nutrition and our scientists can test for certain chemical components in plants that have certain nutritional value like being vitamins or minerals or other nutritional chemical compounds and substances.

Unfortunately this modern scientific ability to test for certain vitamins, minerals and other chemical and nutritional components has given most of us a distorted and erroneous sense of understanding about food and nutrition.

And it certainly does not inspire us to eat healthy food, since it misleads us into believing that if a "food manufacturer" puts enough fake-chemical nutrients into the food they make it will be as good as, nay better than, eating food as it is created by nature.

How Does "Modern" Science Determine The Nutritional Value of Food?

Food Scientists can only test for what they have already identified and learned how to test for. Most experts think what these food scientist know and can test for is only a fraction of the nutritional substances that real live foods produced by nature contain.

In the example that follows, I'm over simplifying a bit, but not by much. Here is how food is tested to identify its nutritional components...

It is like you have a bottle with a dropper and the bottle has in it a clear liquid that someone discovered will turn blue if it comes in contact with, for the sake of example, vitamin C.

Well, if you want to know which foods have vitamin C. in them you gather up every food you can think of and put a drop of your liquid on it and record on which foods the drop of liquid turns blue. Then you write a scientific paper announcing to the world that you know for a fact that oranges, and lemons contain vitamin C.

And you know what? That scientist is correct there is vitamin C to be had in lemons and oranges.

If you had another test for say vitamin D, you could test for the presence of that. You can test for anything you know how to test for. But how do you test for something that you don't know exists or don't think is important and so don't even develop a test to find it.

The point is...you can understand that it would be the height of arrogance and a lie for that scientist who tested oranges and lemons for vitamin C and found that they do indeed contain vitamin C to declare to the world "oranges and lemons are vitamin C" instead of telling the world, I don't know much about oranges and lemons but I do know this...they contain vitamin C."

Do you see the difference between these two statements? One is a lie or half truth and the other is honest, insightful and true.

Do you understand? Oranges and lemons are not (only) vitamin C, vitamin C is only one component of how many...hundreds, thousand, millions, billions...who knows...

Because you can only test for the presence of what you know exists and what you have developed a test for.

A Partial Report About The Systematic Destruction Of Our Healthy Food And Our Health By Corporate Greed!

At the same time...more or less...that scientists learned how to test for the presence or absence of certain substances, scientists developed the ability to create "Frankenstein" versions of food substances which had formerly only been created in nature's laboratory.

Now replicas of real nutritional substances were available for use in corporate laboratories...

And these brave men and woman of science who were wholly owned by their corporate employers and bosses declared to the world...we can make better food than nature.

Or, more honestly, we can make stuff cheaper even than real healthy food and get fabulously wealthy marketing it as just as good as the food Mother Nature makes or even better and to Hell with the consequences.

To make matters worse...some corporate geniuses...whose only responsibility is to make money for their shareholders and appease the lords and masters of our world...the titans of Wall Street...

...decided to take stuff with no nutritional value what-so-ever...like soft drinks or soda...and most processed foods and and as I mentioned above, put some artificial vitamins into them and make all sorts of outrageous and false claims about how nutritious these drinks and foods are.

But just because they make those false claims about their "food" does not mean that it is healthy food.

Can So-called "Bad" Foods Really Harm Me?

It is likely that the increase in Cancer, Diabetes, Heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, Liver disease, obesity...well you name it...is related to the increased consumption of non-nutritious artificially created, "doctored" or screwed around with foods?

Just asking...anyone out there see any evidence, links or connections between what we eat and either good or bad and deteriorating health?

"...there are some news reports out there...people should be asking their State and Federal Representatives and Senators...if any of these reports are true and if there should be investigations.

This couldn't possibly be a matter of life and death concern could it? Who could possibly know?

Did you ever see or hear about the Documentary Movie "Super-size me" in which a young and healthy man, Morgan Spurlock decided to eat nothing but fast food from one of the largest chains of fast food in the world McDonald's for a month to see what would happen...and it almost killed him. He started developing liver problems, diabetes, etc...he almost died.

Those in the ancient world did not have any test equipment other than their own and each others bodies. So, they went with what they had and that was persistent and minute observation of the good and bad effects of the ingestion of certain substances on them selves and their friends and families...and their enemies as well (think poison here).

Personally, I place more value in the clinical observations (peoples actual experience) witnessed and recorded over thousands of years on millions and millions of people than I do on today's scientific analysis and statistical evaluation often paid for by those with vested interests in promoting their artificial food substances...be they vitamins or chemical food additives or whatever.

Is it really that hard to eat something and pay attention to how it makes you feel? No, it is really easy if you know how.

It is hard, if you refuse to pay attention, or won't pay attention or don't pay attention or don't know how to pay attention...as in "what am I looking for as a result of what I eat". Most of us don't know that we should pay attention to how what we eat makes us feel.

I'll be teaching you how to pay attention to what your body is telling you about the impact of it on your body and what else you need to know.

Here Is The Bottom Line -
Here Is What You Must Know About Food!

Have you noticed that you live on...were born on...a planet that we call Earth? Have you noticed that you are as much a part of this planet as all the animals and plants?

Of course we are much more than animals, but we have to eat the same food as the animals do or we die. We can't live without eating the food that is available to us thanks to mother nature.

Human kind has been eating fruits, vegetables, nuts and the meat of animals, healthy food, food made for us, since we appeared on this planet, whenever that was...

Many of us believe that God put all that we need right here with us. Let's put it this way...we could not have survived for thousands or hundreds of thousands of years if we did not have all around us all we needed to be healthy and strong. That is the food we eat.

Did you know that none of our food for thousands of years was fertilized and de-bugged with pesticides made with chemicals made from toxic petroleum products around 1940?

And none of it up to the early to mid-20th Century had any artificial and toxic chemicals added to them...such as artificial food colors, flavors, flavor enhancers, preservatives, etc...Amazing huh!

As I have studied and thought about the healing power of food for many, many years starting primarily with my study of herbs and herbal medicines made from these plants and mineral substances...it became very clear to me that plant medicines are incredibly powerful...and much more effective and safe than pharmaceutical drugs.

The next discovery and connection I made between eating healthy food and becoming healthier came to me as I studied the properties of plants we consume regularly (or should be consuming regularly) for food. I have studied both the ancient Oriental writings about various foods and their healing effects and what modern nutritionists and food scientists have to say about various foods.

Do you know what I discovered? I discovered that each healthy food we eat, even though we don't even think of it as being a plant used for its medicine value...an herb,...has incredible healing power!

In the sections that follow I will share with you what I have learned. I have listed foods that are commonly eaten...

...each listed food, if underlined, is a link that will take you to a page about that food where I will share with you everything I have learned that I am talking about now.

You won't get the breakthrough in understanding by reading about only one food...you need to read about several of them to have enough information to arrive at the same conclusion that I did about how real food is medicine and can keep us healthy and strong.

What Conclusions Did I, personally, Come To?

If you eat enough diverse healthy foods...meaning fruits and vegetables and legumes primarily...and better yet supplemented by foods that you "juice" and drink you will be healthier than you have ever been...you won't develop degenerative diseases.

However, if you have been, like most Americans and more and more people around the world, consuming the SAD or Standard American Diet or eating fast foods, processed foods or even restaurant prepared foods...

...you likely will get Diabetes, Heart Disease, Gout, High Blood Pressure, Tumors, Cancer, Stroke, Neuropathy, Ulcers (anywhere internally or externally), you may develop diminished vision or eyesight and Cataracts or Glaucoma or Macular Degeneration and many other conditions called degenerative or of aging!

Which Foods Have The MOST
Healing Power
And Nutritional Value?

Which Fruits Are
The Most Potent Healers?

The following is a list of healthy food and powerful healing fruits in alphabetical order.

Just click on the name of the fruit you want to know more about the healing power of or nutritional value of.

Only those items in blue text and underlined will have a live link to more information at this time. Once you have clicked on a particular fruit its font will change color from blue to violet.

Apple, Apricot, avocado, Banana, Blueberries, Cantaloupe, Cranberries, Coconut, Grapefruit, Grapes, Guava, Honey Dew Mellon, Kiwi Fruit, Lemons, Limes, Mango, Olives, Oranges, Papaya, Peaches, Pears, Persimmon, Pineapple, Plum, Pomegranate, Raspberries, Strawberries, Watermelon.

Which Vegetables Have
The Most Potent Healing Power?

The following is a list of healthy and powerful healing vegetables in alphabetical order.

Just click on the vegetable you want to know more about the healing power of or nutritional value of.

Only those items in blue text and underlined will have a live link to more information at this time. Once you have clicked on a particular fruit its font will change color from blue to violet.

Asparagus, Beets, Broccoli, Bean Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Cilantro, Cucumber, Endive, Eggplant, Garlic, Ginger, Jerusalem Artichoke, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuce, Mushroom, common button type, Mushroom-Shiitake, Mustard Greens, Nightshades: Eggplant, Potato, Tomato, Onion Family: Chive, Garlic, Leek, Onion, Scallion, Okra, Parsley, Parsnip, Peppers (Red, Orange, Yellow and Green), Potato, Pumpkin, Radish, Spinach, Summer Squash, Sweet Potato, Tomato, Turnip, Watercress, Wheat-grass, Yam, Zucchini

Which Grains Have
The Greatest Healing Powers?

The following is a list of healthy and powerful healing grains in alphabetical order.

Just click on the grain you want to know more about the healing power of or nutritional value of.

Only those items in blue text and underlined will have a live link to more information at this time. Once you have clicked on a particular fruit its font will change color from blue to violet.

Amaranth, Barley, Buckwheat, Corn, Millet, Oats, Quinoa, Rice, Rye, Spelt, and Whea.

What Are The Healing And Nutritional Properties and Powers of Legumes: Beans, Peas, And Lentils!

The following is a list of healthy and powerful healing legumes, peas, beans and lentils in alphabetical order.

Just click on the grain you want to know more about the healing power of or nutritional value of.

Only those items in blue text and underlined will have a live link to more information at this time. Once you have clicked on a particular fruit its font will change color from blue to violet.

Aduki Bean, Anasazi Bean, Black or Black Turtle Bean, Black-eyed Peas, Black Soybeans, Bolita or Pink Bean, Fava Bean, Garbanzo bean or Chick Pea, Great Northern or Navy Beans, Kidney Beans, Lentil, Lima Bean, Mung Bean, Peas, Soybean, String or Green Bean.

I Will Over Time Create Live Text Links On
Almost All The Foods Listed Above!

The purpose of these live...just click on the name of the food you are curious about...is to provide you with detailed nutritional information on that food as well as its known Traditional Chinese Medicine Healing Properties, so that you can use this information to heal yourself and those you care about.

Only those items in blue text and underlined will have a live link to more information at this time. Once you have clicked on a particular fruit its font will change color from blue to violet.

This is going to be quite an effort so please be patient. Return often to learn more.

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If You Are Following On The Path Of The Holistic Medicine Detective, Here Are Your Next Choices On Your Adventurous Journey

Now would be the perfect time to go to my page on "Unhealthy Food". You now know more about what is healthy, why not also arm yourself with knowledge about what foods actually damage your health and why. So, please click here to further your Holistic Medicine Detective Education and learn about unhealthy foods...you are really doing this! I am so proud of you!




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