Excerpted from the recent book contribution by Senior Fellow Dr. Russell M. Jaffe, MD, Ph.D., CCN investigating the use of bioactive food as a therapy in treating liver and gastrointestinal diseases, this chapter focuses on the Alkaline Way as related to digestive health.

The biochemical consequences of diet are the greatest influence on overall metabolism for most patients. Food choices clearly affect the course of common pathophysiological errors such as insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and their sequella. However, these dynamics can also be considered a leverage point – an opportunity to reverse immune reactivity through practical interventions that patients can implement in their daily lives.

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