Hippocrates (born c. 460BC, died c. 377BC on the Greek island of Kos) is considered the father of medicine. He spent his life proving that disease and healing were not acts of the Gods but rather physical phenomena that stem from natural causes — and that are potentially curable through observation, deduction, and treatment. He […]
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Hippocrates (460 -377 BC) said our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food. This photo is of the vending machine in the family/guest waiting room on the ambulatory surgery floor of a major New York City hospital. Wouldn’t Hippocrates be horrified?
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.