The #1 Thing You Can Do Every Day To Improve Your Health

Episode 589 20m


There are 37 billion chemical reactions happening within your body every second. And every single one of these reactions requires vitamins and minerals to make it work. This is why what you put on your fork is the most important thing you do every day, and it’s why I say food isn’t like medicine—food is medicine. It’s information, and it’s the most powerful drug on the planet. It influences your capacity to live a rich, energetic, connected, soulful life.

In today’s episode of a new series called Health Bites, I discuss how to use food as medicine. I share the principles of eating an optimal diet, a list of the foods we should avoid, my number-one food philosophy, and more!

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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of The Doctor's Farmacy. Dr. Mark Hyman: In every bite of food, there's many thousands of informational molecules that could upgrade or downgrade your biological software with every single bite. Literally in real time... Welcome to The Doctor's Farmacy. I'm Dr. Mark Hyman, and this is a place for conversations that matter. And I'm excited to be offering you a new little feature of The Doctor's Farmacy called health Bites. Little chunks of health information that's going to help you live better, longer, and healthier. And today we're talking about one of the most important literal health bites, which is that food is medicine. And we're going to get deep into why that's true, not just an abstract idea, but actually food is medicine...

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Ep. 589 - The #1 Thing You Can Do Every Day To Improve Your Health