The Pyramid of Orthomolecular Nutrition
The Orthomolecular Nutrition
The orthomolecular diet method is an achievement of clinical experience with amazing therapeutic and preventive results in thousands of people and is based on 5 foundations.
The 5 foundations of the orthomolecular nutritional therapy are:
- Reduction & control of inflammation
- Regulation of the gastrointestinal system
- Scientific diagnosis
- Replacement of specific orthomolecular deficiencies
Orthomolecular stress control
The orthomolecular pyramid is also based on 5 levels.
These are (from the bottom to the top):
1. EQUAL WATER
Quantity: 2 liters per day
Properties: Alkalizes the body and has antioxidant and antipathogenic properties. It is free of pathogens, bacteria, heavy metals, toxic and chemicals. Water becomes more energetic, and better nourishes cells because it is enriched with magnetic fields, negative ions and trace elements.
2. SEASONAL FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
(pineapple, avocado, kiwi, papaya, apples, strawberries, apricots, pears, peaches, cherries, broccoli, greens, spinach, aubergines are some indicative)
Quantity: 4 to 6 servings per day (portion is the amount equal to 1 apple or a large cup).
Properties: Antioxidants, soluble fiber, plant proteins, manganese, magnesium, calcium, folic acid, vitamins C, E, A, K and group B, selenium, carotene, lycopene, lutein, polyphamols, glutathione.
3a. CEREALS (GLUTEN FREE)
(oats, millet, zea, quinoa, brown rice, amaranth, buckwheat, tapaka, etc.)
Quantity: 100gr – 200gr per day (1 to 2 cups)
Properties: Soluble and insoluble fiber, complex carbohydrates, plant proteins, plant proteins, selenium, chromium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, zinc, pantothenic acid, iron, calcium, potassium, folic acid, vitamin B3, B6, B1.
(beans, lentils, chickpeas, soybeans, peas, beans, etc.)
Quantity: 100 g per day (1 cup)
Properties: Complex carbohydrates, soluble and insoluble fiber, vegetable proteins, folic acid, manganese, molybdenum, lead , phosphorus, copper, zinc, pantothenic acid, selenium, calcium, carotene, vitamin B1, B6, B3, B2, C, K and E.
4. PLANT BASED MILK
(from rice, soy, almond, oats)
Quantity: About 250ml per day (1 glass)
Properties: vegetable proteins, fatty acids Ω3 – Ω6, manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin B2, B6, E, D, zinc, calcium potassium, iron.
(UNSOLVED / UNBREAKABLE), SEEDS AND VEGETABLE OILS (linseed, pumpkin seeds, sesame, olives, olive oil, sunflower oil, oil, barberry and others…)
Quantity: 100gr nuts or seeds (15 cups) (1 cup) (1 cup) .
Properties: Essential fatty acids Ω3 – Ω6, vitamins E and B3, magnesium, copper, phosphorus, calcium, vegetable proteins, soluble and insoluble fiber, complex carbohydrates, pantothenic acid, iron, selenium, selenium. In combination with daily exercise, and with the following frequencies. 1 = Daily as the foundation of the body 2 = Daily for cell renewal and strong defense 3 = At least 2 to 3 times a week for cell building materials 4 = At least 2 to 3 times a week or daily with breakfast for extra cell strengthening. 5 = Necessary daily even in minimal amount to strengthen the brain, heart health and all other functions of the body.
George Minoudis, Clinical Orthomolecular Nutritionist
HELLENIC SOCIETY FOR ORTHOMOLOGICAL NUTRITIONAL MEDICINE.