If we embrace the centuries-old adage “let food be thy medicine,” a cooking class at the physician’s office makes all the sense in the world.
Stop by our healthy food Expo 10am-430pm, Friday, September 27, Hagerty Center, Traverse City. Tips and techniques for delicious and doable healthy dishes and engaging presentations.
Groundwork is convening a community conversation about Adverse Childhood Experiences. The public is invited to a free film screening of Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope, followed by a panel discussion with audience participation, March 14, Traverse City.
When Paula Martin began her career as a dietitian, a wide gap stood between agriculture and science-based medical notions of nutrition. Today that is changing, and Paula is a leader in that change.
Dr. Amelia Bueche explores how culinary medicine trains physicians to teach not only patients, but also themselves and their families to tailor a diet of whole, local foods to the specific needs of their health.
Doctors typically learn little about nutrition, much less cooking, in medical school. But combining those topics with medicine is a trend that’s garnering headlines for Harvard Medical School with a conference it holds in California wine country; and Tulane University in food-rich New Orleans. Now, a local food version of this idea is launching in Traverse City, starting with a Culinary Medicine conference in September that will be a pilot for future programs. The theme: Think Like a Chef, Cook Like a Dietitian, Eat Like a Local Farmer.