Perhaps you’re already familiar with a healthy body’s key nutrient – vitamin D3. It’s arguably the most important essential nutrient, working to keep your bones strong and inflammation in check while reducing your risk of developing chronic disease or improving disease outcomes.
I am so pleased to announce that I’ve been accepted into Harvard Medical School’s remarkable NEER study or Network of Enigmatic Exceptional Responders, which is part of the People-Powered Medicine (PPM) program. Through NEER people like me who have beaten the odds and thrive cancer-free, are finally being looked at more closely to identify how others might benefit from our success.
Today’s recipe comes with one of my favorite stories I especially loved to tell when I began to teach how to use food as medicine. The story is an old folk tale called “Stone Soup,” and while there are several different versions, Jon J. Muth’s adaptation made a particularly strong impression on me while I worked to develop a community-based integrative health program to stop the growing trend of chronic disease.
Supplements tend to be the first thing we run to, believing they can provide us with the nutrients our bodies need. In fact, one of the first questions most new clients ask me is generally presented in the form of a box or bag filled with bottles of "nutritional supplements" they paid a lot of money for.