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Food is good. Food is necessary. Helping people eat right to maintain health or to counter ailments has been championed by many, but not academically within medical schools – until recently. Now, food is being recognized as such an important contribution to health that cooking is being taught to medical students. It may be a simple and obvious concept, but it is only now being instituted. Because of its effectiveness and its relatively low cost, it may also be a trend that spreads rapidly, and may be one of the greatest counters to the pharmaceutical industry. Beans instead of pills. Millions may benefit. Billions of dollars in industry may be at risk, which would also represent billions less spent on health care.

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“The Future Of Medicine Is Food” – Quartz

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