Cover-(1).jpgSeptember/October 2016 | Volume 99 | Issue 5


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Table of Contents


ON THE COVER

Why food matters
Doctors need more training in nutrition if they are to prevent disease.
BY GAYLE GOLDEN


FEATURE

Health foodies
Hospitals and clinics are getting into a new kind of “food service.”
BY CARMEN PEOTA


Recipe Rx
Physicians and medical students share their
healthy favorites.
 

CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

Assessment for Adverse Food Reactivity: A Clinician’s Guide
BY GREGORY A. PLOTNIKOFF, MD, MTS, FACP

Problems with the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: An Alternative
BY JAMES J. DINICOLANTONIO, PHARMD, ZOË HARCOMBE, PHD,
AND JAMES H. O’KEEFE, MD

Reimagining Nutrition Education in a Teaching Kitchen: Findings from a Pilot Study
BY KATE (VENABLE) SHAFTO, MD, FAAP, FACP, JENNY BREEN, MPH, MED, AND DOMINIC DECKER, MD, MS


The Art of Listening
BY ANGELA BUFFINGTON, PHD, MA, PAUL WENNER, PHD, DANA BRANDENBURG, PSYD, JERICA BERGE, PHD, MPH, MICHELLE SHERMAN, PHD, AND CHRISTINE DANNER, PHD

 

STUDENT, RESIDENT and FELLOW RESEARCH 

Somali Cultural Competency among Students in One Minnesota Medical School
BY ELIZABETH FRACICA, ADEEL ZUBAIR AND JAMES NEWMAN, MD

 

EDITOR'S NOTE

Food for thought
Preventing diabetes, obesity and heart disease can start at the dinner table, and the medical system needs to sponsor the change.
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.


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PERSPECTIVE

I eat too much butter
A day of bad eating becomes a wake-up call for healthier living
BY DAVID HILDEN, MD, MPH


END NOTE

The cloud
BY JAMIE SANTILLI, MD