The Magic Pill 03: Is food medicine?

In Bad Taste

Mar 23 2021 • 37 mins

People will get mad because we’re going to spend the entire episode telling you why food is not medicine. Doesn’t mean it isn’t important but this rhetoric is getting way too much air time recently, forming the basis of ‘The Magic Pill’ so let’s discuss why this statement is grossly unhelpful.

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Cover art is by Fine Print Food - @fineprintfood

This week’s suggested readings:

Cancer and diets from CRUK

JAMA Oncology - patients using complementary therapies twice as likely to die of their cancer

National Aboriginal Controlled Community Health Organisation (NACCHO)

A great article from Huffington Post on why Food is not medicine

Natural by Alan Levinovitz

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