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September 17, 2012
Engineering a Cure
Lifestyle medicine pioneer Nathan Pritikin, who reversed his own heart disease through diet and went on to help millions of others, wasn't a doctor or dietician but an engineer.
July 10, 2012
Is Caffeinated Tea Dehydrating?
Comparing up to 6 cups of caffeinated black tea a day to water, researchers study the assertion that tea acts as a diuretic and is not as hydrating as plain water.
November 16, 2011
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.
November 15, 2011
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.
November 14, 2011
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.
November 11, 2011
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.
November 10, 2011
Doctors Know Less Than They Think About Nutrition
Doctors found to be overconfident in their knowledge and ability to counsel patients about lifestyle modification for chronic disease prevention.
November 9, 2011
Medical School Nutrition Education
Most medical schools in the United States fail to provide even a bare minimum of nutrition training.
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