Let food be thy medicine; and medicine be thy food

                                                                                                                   ---- Hippocrates


The importance of diet in relationship to optimal health has been understood throughout recorded history. Hippocrates regarded food as a primary form of medicine more than 2,500 years ago. Records from ancient Egypt as far back as 5000 BC show the use of specific foods to treat various conditions. Ayurveda the ancient Indian system of medicine also stresses this point about eating ‘satvic’ foods.

True scientific understanding of diet and how the body metabolizes food to create energy did not occur until the 18th century.

In the 21st century also, scientists do not dispute these fundamental truths.

Orthomolecular medicine is a treatment system that seeks to prevent or treat diseases with nutrients prescribed as dietary supplements or derived from diets. Orthomolecular medicine focuses on what it sees as the right nutritional molecules in the right amounts for the individual. Proponents of this system believe that low levels of these substances can cause chronic problems way beyond just vitamins and minerals deficiencies.

The content of this site will demystify the human body and help you face and overcome the challenge of diseases the Orthomolecular” way.

This site is dedicated to the cause of Orthomolecular Medicine and to those noble souls who have, and are, and will propagate it.

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