Let food be thy medicine

Let food be thy medicine: "Instead of scribbling off prescriptions willy-nilly, doctors would better serve the aims of achieving healthy patients by drawing food and diet into their repertoire. Now.
Not all health conditions can be alleviated through diet. But many can, and often without setting up secondary health risks.
Statin drugs can lower cholesterol, but side effects include liver damage and kidney failure. A diet high in unsaturated fats, soluble fiber and phytosterols also lowers cholesterol, but without the side effects.
This makes it a route that many would opt for. But most people are unaware that the choice exists.
That is because most of the information presented to doctors on the latest treatment methods comes from pharmaceutical companies, who devote gargantuan sums to promoting their drugs and offer perks to doctors who prescribe them. "