Health Care
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Wed August 21, 2013

Food as Medicine: Medical and Culinary Students Team Up In New Partnership

There’s no shortage of advice on healthy eating. But sometimes it seems there’s a shortage of reliable advice. Today and tomorrow, Rhode Island Public Radio’s health care reporter Kristin Gourlay is looking at food as medicine. Traditionally medical schools don’t offer much training in nutrition, but a new partnership between Johnson & Wales University and Tulane medical school could change that.

Johnson and Wales in Providence has launched a new program that teaches healthy cooking to medical students.
Johnson and Wales in Providence has launched a new program that teaches healthy cooking to medical students.
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