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    Default Medical Education Does Not Provide Students With Nutritional Care

    Full Title: Despite growing burden of diet-related disease, medical education does not equip students to provide high quality nutritional care to patients

    The Lancet
    September 18 2019

    Worldwide, nutrition is insufficiently incorporated into medical education, meaning that medical students lack the confidence, skills and knowledge to provide nutritional care to patients, according to a systematic review of 24 studies published in The Lancet Planetary Health journal.
    The authors recommend that nutrition education be made compulsory for all medical students....

    Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/release...0918184454.htm
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    Default Re: Medical Education Does Not Provide Students With Nutritional Care

    And if it were, would students be taught the old FDA or USDA food pyramid?
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