I believe that the greatest innovation in medicine is the discovery of the active molecules of life such as vitamins, minerals, essentials fatty acids, amino acids, and hormones. These natural compounds have been the backbone of my medical practice for more than 30 years.
This therapeutic approach was described by the late Nobel laureate Linus Pauling as orthomolecular medicine, or the use of substances common and essential to the body to engender health and treat disease. In addition to being exceptionally effective for a broad range of health challenges, orthomolecular treatments are familiar to the body and therefore extremely safe and well tolerated.
Dr. Julian Whitaker is the founder Whitaker Wellness Institute and author of the Health & Healing newsletter.