Food For Thought: Pharmacists Can Be Nutrition Guides to Promote Patient Wellness
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There is no mystery. Food and medicine go hand in hand. Studies and guidelines repeatedly instruct our patients to stick to a healthy lifestyle —"Eat this, don't eat that." We've all heard the tale of the pharmacist who rings up a patient for atorvastatin along with a half gallon of full-fat ice cream. It's not a surprise to hear that obesity is a public health crisis and basically the culprit behind pretty much every chronic disease. In this day and age, with so many "quick fixes," when it comes to weight loss and dieting — keto, fasting, eat carbs, do not eat carbs, go vegan, eat like a Neanderthal — what is right, what is wrong?
Medicine and Health Sciences | Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
dieting, food, medicine, obesity, weight loss
Riskin, Jaime Weiner, "Food For Thought: Pharmacists Can Be Nutrition Guides to Promote Patient Wellness" (2019). Faculty Articles. 359.