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Implementing Culinary Medicine Training: Collaboratively Learning the Way Forward

Published:January 13, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2019.12.009

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      There is a documented substantial gap between the level of nutrition education for medical trainees and the need to provide nutrition counseling. Culinary medicine offers a solution, but there are multiple barriers and no guides to implementation. This article identifies core components and strategies to overcome barriers on the basis of experiences of multiple institutions. The outline forms a foundation to be built upon by future collaborators to empower more widespread implementation of culinary medicine education and improve medical nutrition education and ultimately, patient outcomes.

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