nutrition labels

Understanding Ultra-Processed Foods

Patients often ask us what they can eat and what to avoid. Is there bad food? The answer is yes, there certainly are bad foods: Think of certain berries or mushrooms containing toxins that are

fruits and vegetables

The Case for Culinary Medicine

As two practicing medical doctors involved in medical education, we recognize the limitations of conventional teaching methods when it comes to nutrition. Lecturing medical students about nutrition in

Dr. Swana de Gijsel

My Culinary Voice: Dr. Swana de Gijsel

As an inpatient physician at one of the leading hospitals in New York City, many people have asked me how I have been coping with the impact of COVID-19. It's had a devastating effect on many of our

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