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  2. May 27, 2022

Six Nutrition Topics All Clinicians Must Know

A commentary published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine outlines six important nutrition topics all clinicians must know to promote good health. Plant-based diets offer clinicians improved treatment and prevention methods for weight loss, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and COVID-19. A focus on these topics in medical education would shift the focus to disease prevention and improve global health care through better nutrition.

Co-author Saray Stancic, MD, will present more about this topic at the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine in Washington, D.C., August 18-20. 


  1. Stancic S, Cullimore J, Barnard N. Six applications of plant based diets for health promotion. Am J Lifestyle Med. Published online May 26, 2022. doi:10.1177/15598276221104023

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