”The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” - Thomas Edison
”Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” - Hippocrates
Nutrition, or lack of it is the most overlooked part of all traditional western medicine and western diet in general over the last 100 years. It is tragic that during the medical debate surrounding all serious illness in the USA and Europe, still diet and nutrition are entirely absent. From the casual observer’s perspective, this seems to be not only un-medical but non-scientific and a glaring omission in any holistic approach to healthy living.
The Amazon contains some of the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet. The fruits, vegetables that grow here are now known as “super-foods” – and the list is too long to count. In fact, it is likely that only a small fraction of the most beneficial plants and fruits have been discovered and made available. We will be updating amaruspirit.com with more information on native plants, fruits and vegetables in the future. We have developed a dynamic range of unique recipes utilizing many little known local plants in our daily cuisine. Our first book of recipes coming soon!