Yoga Teacher Interview with Xanadu Yoga

Talk to me about “Let Food Be Thy Medicine”. I love this and want to know all about it!

When I was deciding what to choose as a career path, I wanted to help individuals live a healthy life, so that they can enjoy their lives fully. Initially, I was going for medicine, but as I started to learn more about what was making America sick, most of it was diet/food and lifestyle related diseases that can be prevented. That is when I decided to choose the preventative path of nutrition. With nutrition we can “Let food be thy medicine and let medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates said this and he is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. Hippocrates believed that disease was a product of environmental factors, diet, and living habits. What is interesting is, that now, medicine has steered away from environmental factors, diet and living habits to be used as medici