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From Food to Capsule

Written by Dr Robert Verkerk

Is our modern day desire to want to ingest concentrated nutrients in the form of food supplements a survival mechanism?

Modern diets and lifestyles are pushing our society further into an abyss of preventable chronic disease that’s essentially of our own making. There we pay a huge price if we continue to ignore the wonders of the extremely sensitive metabolic pathways handed to us by our ancestors that should allow us to store and use energy efficiently, while managing inflammation and oxidative stress in our bodies.

Vital to these processes is the supply of adequate plant-based nutrients, many of which have been eliminated from today’s ultra-processed diets.

Robert Verkerk is a leading scientist in the healthcare field and is the founder of the Alliance for Natural Health.

Robert is an internationally acclaimed scientist with over 25 years experience in the field of agricultural and healthcare sustainability, having worked in academia, industry and the not-for-profit sector. He has worked extensively in Africa, Asia, Australia, the Americas as well as Europe. After leaving Imperial College London in 2002, he founded the Alliance for Natural Health, which he has headed since.

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