When someone is feeling sick, the conventional inclination is to turn to medication and, certainly, this often works. Nutritional healing, however, is the science of turning to foods, natural supplements, and herbs to treat or even cure health problems. Many people rely on nutritional healing as a supplemental practice, in addition to taking medication. Using food as therapy is an ancient practice; there is a long cultural history associated with the prescription of certain foods to treat specific ailments.

1. Prevention

Eating foods rich in the nutrients the body needs helps us ward off disease and maintain optimum health. While not every disease or condition can be prevented by a healthy diet, many can. Even if you do not suffer from any particular ailment, you may be interested in aspects of nutritional healing. By embracing a diet aimed at supporting optimum nutrition, you can maintain your health and long-term wellbeing.

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