A Logical Prediction of the Development of Future Medicines
Scientific Reflection by Dr. Gerry Norton
Since the dawn of human existence there has been an instinctive and observed realization that survival depends on food in its available forms. Hunting and farming provided a means of maintaining and prolonging life while defending against predators and the environmental hazards of the times. For our forbears as for us, food provides energy, physical mass and defense against disease through a biological immune system.
The basic interplay between physiological processes and food chemistry may be defined as synergistic and complementary. Human existence and survival relies on this fundamental relationship. Food provides energy, cellular mass and support of the immune system in the prevention of disease. The inherent immune system promotes defensive actions as distinct from curative ones. Prevention and cure are specific stages in counteracting diseases. Read More