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Sometimes food is the best medicine

Food or Medicine?
Food or Medicine?

If you had a choice between eating healthier or taking multiple expensive medications for the rest of your life, what would you choose? That seems like a no-brainer, but sometimes we just aren't armed with the knowledge we need to make that sort of decision. Plus, doesn't it seem that a doctor would tell you to try a dietary change before writing you a prescription? While some doctors might offer you that option, not all will.

It's time to learn about your options. For instance, did you know switching to a vegetarian diet can significantly reduce blood pressure pretty significantly- about half that of blood pressure medication. There are also special diets that can reduce inflammation or lower cholesterol.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so maybe it's time to switch your diet before you start to have problems. Check out this infographic for more about the effects of a healthy diet on your health.