By guest blogger: Margie King, Nourishing Menopause
What makes an apple good for us? Is it the Vitamin C? Vitamin K or B6? Is it the soluble fiber or the insoluble fiber? Is it the potassium or the phytosterols?
Or is it the apple? What a concept.
Western science is obsessed with deconstructing food, researching and analyzing its component parts, isolating the “active ingredients”, repackaging them in pills or powders and prescribing them in daily doses. But according to Annmarie Colbin, PhD., author of Food and Healing, this chemistry-based theory of nutrition is completely upside down. (more…)