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An Ounce of Prevention: Tulane University Embraces Relationship between Diet and Health

The relationship between the food we eat and our health has been well-established. And increasingly, medical schools are embracing that relationship, and training doctors to help patients eat healthier meals.

The Tulane School of Medicine is a leader in this field. The school has developed a curriculum, which is being used by other medical schools around the country, which helps doctors talk to their patients about making practical, real-world food choices. The program even includes a hands-on kitchen, where physicians learn how to prepare healthy meals themselves.

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