Food is medicine is defined as prioritizing food to prevent disease, manage disease, and in some cases reverse a chronic condition.
We believe that food is at the core of health and wellbeing, and needs to be part of every comprehensive healthcare plan. What we eat and how we eat are the most powerful tools we have to impact our health for the long haul.
Food plays a crucial role in our social lives and our community. We are here to help you on your journey and make taking care of yourself fun and enjoyable. You won’t find any food shaming from us.
of Americans have a GI disorder.
of your immune system lives in your gut.
did you know?
“Dietary risks are the number one cause of poor health.” U.S. Burden of Disease Collaborators, JAMA 2018
Gastrointestinal(GI) disorders are 2x more prevalent than diabetes. If you’re one of the 70 million Americans with one, you are not alone!
Up to 86% of patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome find improvement in overall gastrointestinal symptoms, such as abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, abdominal distention, and flatulence following a low-FODMAP food plan.
Each 1-unit increase in the Mediterranean Diet Score (adherence to following a Mediterranean diet) has been associated with better cognitive performance and a 10% decrease in the odds for dementia.
Only 1 in 8 Americans (12%) are metabolically healthy. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid—MILKEN Institute, America’s Obesity Crisis 2018
Participation in a virtual cooking series (7.5 hours of classes over 5 weeks) designed for kids showed statistically significant improvements in: cooking self-efficacy; nutrition knowledge; and self-efficacy for consuming fruits & vegetables.
OUR FOOD PHILOSOPHY
Consuming and using high quality whole foods and ingredients as much as possible
Listening to your body and what it needs daily
Food should taste good and be full of flavor
Flexible eating styles are more sustainable than diets that are restrictive
Food is social and a way to build community
Focusing on the positive benefits that food provides