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Doctors May Need More Education on Nutrition – Healthline

Share on PinterestExperts say team-based care can help doctors better offer nutrition advice. Getty Images Researchers say medical students need more thorough education on nutrition. They say education can make doctors more knowledgeable when it comes to dispensing advice to patients about nutrition. Experts say a team-based approach to healthcare can also make it easier… Read More »

‘Orthorexia’ vying for classification as mental disorder as more people become obsessed with ‘clean eating’

Is an obsession with “clean eating” a bona fide mental disorder deserving of its own diagnosis in psychiatry’s official manual of mental illness? A flurry of new studies and reviews is breathing new life into so-called orthorexia nervosa, loosely defined as a pathological fixation on eating “pure” foods. At its extreme, adherents shun all sugar,… Read More »