Food: Genes that determine illness are triggered by what we put into our bodies, literally what we eat. Our cells are literally created out of the foods we put into our bodies. Like most people do, we are likely eating nutrient-poor foods that create damaged dysfunctional cells. When we learn to eat foods that nourish the body, our cells repair themselves, and the new cells created will be optimal functioning cells.
Unhealthy foods create chronic inflammation, which is destructive to the body. Inflammation is normally the body’s healthy response to injury or infection. However, when inflammation becomes chronic, from constant assault on the gut by consuming the wrong foods, inflammation becomes the cause of destructive diseases, i.e. Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Colitis and other inflammatory diseases.
Terry Wahls, MD disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.
(A) the metabolism of our cells and
(B) the population of our gut microbiota.
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In the setting of progressive MS Improved thinking ability and reduced anxiety and reduced depression
Average daily servings of the study diet recommended (vegetables/fruits) and excluded (gluten/dairy/eggs) foods p < 0.01 difference from baseline to 12 months
Change at 3 month of (k) overall quality of life, (l) change in health, (m) physical health composite, and (n) mental health composite. The dotted line represents a threshold that is thought to be clinically important
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Dr. Terry Wahls
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