Food is medicine for EoE in the sense that it is broadening people’s viewpoints to think outside the box: ‘hey, my child is being treated, it just isn’t a pill.’
Medicine was traditionally viewed as a drug, but we are understanding more that healthy food is medicine and should be made more accessible.
Similar to others who are diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), I had never heard of this disease, let alone how to pronounce it.
At the beginning of COVID-19, people started buying more and more raw products from Zani’s checklist off the shelves. Items like uncooked rice and beans were suddenly inaccessible.