‘May food be your medicine and medicine your food.’ said Hippocrates around 460 B.C. Today we are used to saying that ) in a more pragmatic way, ‘Thou art what thou ate’. But what is the proper food? Is it the same for everybody, or do we have to consider individual points of view? Here, nutrition medicine steps in. Many problems and diseases can be caused by food incompatibilities.
Today we also know about the significance of our genes for our individual nutrition. Modern nutrition medicine supplies diagnostic and therapeutic suggestions for treating illnesses including genetic, enzymatic and allergic aspects. Today, there is a huge number of different blood tests that enables us to find the proper nutrition needed for each individual in case of minor diseases to even cancer.