11 May '11, 1am

Eat To Defeat Cancer: Humankind has never been in a position to ignore that food is the main threat to our healt...

Eat To Defeat Cancer: Humankind has never been in a position to ignore that food is the main threat to our healt...

It’s no secret that food makes us what we are. Humankind has never been in a position to ignore that food is the main threat to our health, just as it is our primary medicine. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” said the famous Greek doctor Hippocrates back in the 5th century B.C. Until our modern age, that is. With industrialization and scientific development, we have come to take food for granted, and to live blissfully oblivious to its impact on our bodies–unwanted extra-weight notwithstanding. Hence the shock experienced by our modern civilization 25 years ago when the mad cow disease outbreak in England put a brutal end to our collective delusion of safe food. Food frights have multiplied since to the point of becoming expected occurrences in our food system. At least as importantly, this loss of innocence has been accompanied by the growing awareness...

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