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Is food medicine? The question has never been so current or so contentious’

Why not eat healthily as a preventative “medicine”, rather than be forced to swallow drugs as a palliative? Photograph: Issy Croker for the Guardian Each morning, after a strict overnight fast, Paula Wolfert drinks a cup-and-a-half of hot water with lemon, followed by