There are five processes in your body that your health depends on:
- new blood vessels form
- DNA replicates
- stem cells repair damaged tissue
- the bacterial flora is multiplied
- immune cells fight intruders, e.g. viruses ul>
If one of them does not work properly, you get sick.
If you strengthen any of them properly, you start to heal.
And that's it it depends on what you eat.
Use an extremely simple and effective 5x5x5 model! Enjoy your food and life!
William W. Li is an internal medicine physician, scientist, and author. Dr. Li is guided by the idea that discovering the "common denominators" of health and disease can lead to more effective ways to fight disease. In his work, he focuses on changing the way people think about health by analyzing the innate defense mechanisms of the human body. Given three factors: diet, lifestyle, and medicine, Dr. Li is blazing a new path - harnessing the body's ability to heal itself and resist disease.
Eat to beat the disease , what is this book about?
Dr. Li created a 5 x 5 x 5 model: how to eat to overcome disease. The author proposes to introduce foods into our daily life that will enrich our diet with valuable and health-promoting ingredients.
Five ways from food to healing that science knows. Our body is constantly affected by the processes on which our health depends. These are the five defense mechanisms that constitute the main pillars of our health: angiogenesis, regeneration, the microbiome, DNA protection, and the immune system. According to the author, diet affects all of them.
Your body constantly has five processes that affect your health:
ANGIOGENESIS - new blood vessels are formed. Angiogenesis is the process of blood vessel formation. Foods like soybeans, green tea, coffee, tomatoes, red wine, beer, and even hard cheeses can affect the defense mechanism of angiogenesis.
DNA - DNA protection. DNA is our genetic pattern, which also has a protective function. Certain foods not only help repair DNA, there are also foods that activate helpful genes and deactivate harmful ones.
REGENERATION - stem cells repair damaged tissues. The body, supported by over 750,000 stem cells found in the bone marrow, lungs, liver and almost all organs, regenerates every day. Certain foods, such as dark chocolate, black tea, and beer, can motivate them to aid recovery.
MICROBIOM - the bacterial flora is multiplied. Our bodies are inhabited by nearly forty trillion bacteria. Most of them protect our health. We can support the microbiome by eating foods such as kimchi, sauerkraut, cheddar and sourdough bread.
IMMUNITY - immune cells fight off intruders. Foods like blackberries, walnuts, and pomegranates can activate the immune system, and there are foods that calm it down and help relieve symptoms of autoimmune diseases.
The book is full of knowledge, supported by scientific research. It is not a light read, but if you would like to explore the relationship between health and what you eat, it is worth reaching for it.
Thank you Andromeda for providing a copy of the book for review.