Nutrition and Medicine

One of the unfortunate things about our mainstream healthcare today is that traditional medicine most often does not tap into the curative power of nutrition.  Another is that most patients don’t expect nutrition to be a part of their physician-patient discussion — and so they don’t give nutrition the serious priority they should!  Here’s an article where a group of physicians are questioning how well physicians can provide nutritional information and coaching to their patients.  As a health coach and educator, I’d like to see more nutritional education among physicians, and their recognition of the importance of their support in nutrition education for their patients.  What do you think the solutions might be?

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