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How Food and Diet Drive Chronic Disease

New York’s Hunter College Food Policy Center has published a new 335-page report on Food as Medicine pointing out that:

“There is overwhelming evidence demonstrating the impact of food and diet on health, specifically among food-related diseases. Whether or not a poor diet can cause damage to the body should no longer be debated, as evidence supports the potential causal relationships between dietary factors and diet-related diseases such as ischemic heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers. While diet has the potential to cause disease, it is also capable of building, maintaining, and restoring health. The report aims to bridge the gap between traditional medicine and the use of food as medicine in the prevention and treatment of disease…”

Learn more: Food As Medicine Review and Report: How Food and Diet Impact the Treatment of Disease