Importance of understanding Nutrition for a Doctor.

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12 Dec 2016 - General

Its a reality that majority of physicians and clinicians don't have thorough understanding of proper nutrition for patients and they seldom give nutritional advice to the them. Nutrition as a therapy is still practices in many Eastern Communities. Medical schools in USA are bound to give 25 hours of nutrition education but nobody takes it seriously even students. All of us must have thorough understanding of nutrition as a life style modification tool, so that if some patient asks you what should he eat you don't act dumb.


Dr. Afaque, many of doctors are medicine specific rather than nutrition specific as per my opinion. Doctor prescribe aliment specific medicines perfectly with addition to prescribing vitamin, iron and or calcium supplements and not suggest to take nu...
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