Nutrition as a Prescription

Nutrition as a Prescription

A recent article published in the NY Times, discusses how doctors across the country are realizing the connections between illness and diet.  Instead of handing their patients pamphlets, some doctors are teaching their patients how to prepare healthy meals.  This includes building teaching kitchens next to their offices, creating food pantries, or prescribing culinary education programs for patients to utilize as needed.  As Hippocrates said: “Let medicine be thy food, and food be thy medicine.”

Read more here: When the Prescription is a Recipe-NY Times