Unique Opportunity for the Produce Community to be “Front & Center” in Doctor’s Offices Through “Culinary Medicine” E-Textbook

May 20, 2019 Culinary Rehab

A new field of treatment is on the horizon. It is called Culinary Medicine. As most diseases can be prevented and tend to be linked to obesity, physicians are missing their most important tool to treat patients, skill-based nutritional information that patients’ can incorporate into their lifestyle. When patients receive a diagnosis for one of the above chronic conditions, beyond being treated with medication, scant attention is given to one’s diet. Frequently, a patient’s health has deteriorated due to lack of knowledge of how to prepare healthy meals.