Friday, November 2, 2007

What other countries can teach us about eating right.

Excerpt from article in Esquire magazine 11/07 by Dr. Mehmet Oz

There are places in the world where people live about as long as we do without needing fancy medicien or surgery. We can learn from them.

Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula
Fruit every day - especially papaya, which you can now get year-round in the U.S. Papaya contains enzymes that help break down food in the stomach, which lets you absorb more nutrients. It's also a prebiotic, which means it promotes the growth of good bacteria in the gut.