“Let food be thy medicine,” Hippocrates said.
While many may have strayed from this message with increased consumption of processed foods over the past few decades, the pandemic is fueling a resurgent awareness of the healing power of foods. Many consumers are actively using kitchen medicine, both for prevention and for specific medical purposes. Meat and poultry provide high-quality, complete protein for overall health, as well as muscle and bone strength. Meat and poultry are also sources of many important nutrients associated with well-being.