Food is medicine. While we’re considering be gentle with ourselves, ahimsa, as far as our choice of food and drink goes, how about we take the next step? Let’s work with the old Chinese proverb that ‘food is medicine’. For instance, avocados are so easy to prepare and to eat. They contain a little protein, some starch, heart-protective mono-unsaturated fat, vitamins A,B,C and E, and loads of potassium!