Just 1 Thing 4 Health [Benjamin and Susanna Alter, NDs] -The Truth About Carbohydrates


Just 1 Thing 4 Health [Benjamin and Susanna Alter, NDs] Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention CHALLENGE TO BETTER HEALTH Series Hippocrates Docs is thrilled to have Drs. Benjamin and Susanna Alter join another Just 1 Thing 4 Health Challenge. They are licensed naturopathic physicians specializing in supporting individuals in reversing disease and reclaiming optimal health through whole food plant based nutrition and mind body medicine. The Alters’ philosophy of health and life is centered around the self-healing and regenerative potential present in us all. Their mission is to empower people to reconnect with their innate health through insight and understanding to optimize the environment of body and mind. In their J1T4H Challenge Video, Drs. Benjamin and Susanna Alter will explain some of the misconception and misunderstanding about carbohydrate-rich fruits and vegetables and help us shift perspective by knowing how important they are to have in our daily diet. They will share what real carbohydrates are and why they help the body in preventing and reversing disease. YOUR CHALLENGE: Increase your daily consumption of carbohydrate-rich whole plant foods in your diet. Add an additional serving of fruit, starchy vegetables (potatoes, sweet potatoes or winter squash), as well as intact whole grains, and legumes to every meal. Hippocrates Docs and PCRM challenge you to join us in the Let’s Beat Breast Cancer Initiative. Implement these 4 steps to reduce the risks of Breast Cancer and to help in healing: choose plant-based foods, exercise, limit alcohol, and aim for a healthy weight.