February 20-22, 2025  •  Hilton Midtown  •  New York, NY

Session Details

CME: Food as Medicine: The Evidential Power of Whole Food, Plant-Predominant Nutrition

Feb 16 2024

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Grand Ballroom West

Poor diet quality is the leading risk factor associated with death in the US. Whole food, plant-predominant nutrition has the power to prevent, treat, and even reverse chronic illness. Yet, most clinicians do not receive education on food as medicine. This talk will educate, prepare, and enthuse learners to implement food as medicine in their personal lives and clinical practice.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the overall dietary pattern for disease prevention and longevity.
  2. Discuss the current challenges in nutrition research and the challenges of disseminating accurate nutrition information to the public.
  3. Explain national and global nutrition recommendations and basic nutrition principles.
  4. Distinguish differences between health-promoting and health-harming foods.
  5. Apply the concept of nutritional density and dietary spectrum when making nutrition recommendations.
  6. Examine the benefits of a whole food, plant-based eating pattern beyond human health.


Mayo Clinic Florida Humanities in Medicine

- Consultant in the Division of Hematology Oncology, Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Medical Director

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