Opioids are, along with obesity, diabetes and heart disease what I call 'the triumvirate of nutritional diseases', a deadly medley of self-inflicted illnesses. Over the millennia the opium poppy plant (papaver somniferum) has been used by every culture to relieve pain and instill euphoria.   The poppy contains medicinal molecules. They are buried in its fibers. They aren't solitary molecules, instead they a group or really a library of compounds.…
The medical philosophy advocated  here depends on plant-derived foods because of their ability to stimulate the body's self-healing forces.   Plants are one of the kingdoms of living matter and live in symbiotic necessity to other lifeforms.   Human existence in fact, is completely dependent on plants.   They synthesize our food and saturate the air with oxygen.   The powerhouse of the plant cell is the chloroplast.   Chloroplasts…
Carbohydrates are the healthiest foods on the planet.   Carbohydrates are made by plants. Plants are the only source of food that provides fiber and phytonutrients.   Carbohydrates are the best foods to fuel exercise, replenish after exercise and prepare the body for subsequent exercise.    Plant foods (carbohydrates) also lower the risk of cancer, diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.   The effects plants have on health is attributed to the library…