How To Use Food As Medicine

Episode 505 43m


Globally, the rate of chronic disease is double the rate of infectious disease. The single most important thing you can do every day to reduce your risk of chronic disease and change your biology is choose the right foods. What you put on the end of your fork matters, as food works with all seven of our body systems for optimal function, and it contains phytochemicals critical to our evolution that helps us achieve optimal health. In this episode of my Masterclass series, I am interviewed by my good friend and podcast host Dhru Purohit about what foods will help you live longer and how food affects every single body function, and we even answer some questions from our community. This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health and Paleovalley. Rupa Health is a place where Functional Medicine practitioners can access more than 2,000 specialty lab tests from over 20 labs like DUTCH, Vibrant America, Genova, and Great Plains. You can check out a free, live demo with a Q&A or create an account at Paleovalley is offering my listeners 15% off their entire first order. Just go to to check out all their clean Paleo products and take advantage of this deal.

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Speaker 1: Coming up on this episode of The Doctor's Farmacy. Dr. Mark Hyman: There is no more powerful lever you can pull to change your biology in real time. And I'm not talking about something that takes decades or even weeks. Literally days or minutes, you are changing your biology with every single bite of food. Dr. Mark Hyman: Hey everyone, it's Dr. Mark Hyman. Welcome to a new series on The Doctor's Farmacy called Masterclass, where we dive deep into popular health topics, including inflammation, autoimmune disease, brain health, sleep, and lots more. And today I'm joined by my guest host, my good friend, my business partner, Dhru [Purohit 00:00:38], the host of The Dhru Purohit Podcast. We're going to be talking about my favorite subject,..

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Ep. 505 - How To Use Food As Medicine