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  • Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
    Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
    An editorial by the Director of Yale's Prevention Research Center on putting a face on the tragedy of millions suffering and dying from chronic diseases that could be prevented, treated, and reversed...
  • Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet
    Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet
    The famous surgeon Denis Burkitt suggests an explanation for why many of our most common and deadliest diseases were rare or even nonexistent in populations eating plant-based diets.
  • Lifestyle Medicine: Treating the Causes of Disease
    Lifestyle Medicine: Treating the Causes of Disease
    If doctors can eliminate some of our leading killers by treating the underlying causes of chronic disease better than nearly any other medical intervention, why don’t more doctors do it?
  • Bad Advice From Health Food Store Employees
    Bad Advice From Health Food Store Employees
    Most health food store supplement aisle employees have little or no training and make wildly dissimilar recommendations. Even when they're consistent, the levels of active ingredients in supplements...
  • Nutrition Bill Doctored in the California Senate
    Nutrition Bill Doctored in the California Senate
    California Senate Bill 380 to require nutrition education for physicians was passed, but not before it was gutted.
  • California Medical Association Tries to Kill Nutrition Bill
    California Medical Association Tries to Kill Nutrition Bill
    California State Senator Mark Wyland struggles between his conscience and his campaign contributor in deciding whether or not to vote for a bill that would require physicians to learn nutrition.
  • Medical Associations Oppose Bill to Mandate Nutrition Training
    Medical Associations Oppose Bill to Mandate Nutrition Training
    Physician trade groups such as the California Medical Association came out in opposition of a bill requiring doctors get 7 hours of nutrition training anytime before 2017.
  • Nutrition Education Mandate Introduced for Doctors
    Nutrition Education Mandate Introduced for Doctors
    A bill drafted by Dr. John McDougall was introduced in California to mandate that physicians get continuing medical education in nutrition.
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