What Doctors Don't Tell You Australia/NZ

Why your doctor doesn’t know about diet

Hippocrates might have pronounced that food should be our medicine, but it’s advice that doctors have been ignoring for the past 100 years. And they really should have been listening, as underscored by a new research study that has discovered one in five deaths around the world every year is the direct result of a poor diet.

Add to that the 40 percent of cancers and the many cases of diabetes and heart disease caused by bad eating habits, and it’s clear that a healthy diet is the single most important factor for maintaining health and preventing disease.

But don’t just blame the doctor. Medical schools aren’t teaching nutrition, and health agencies that lay down the guidelines for best practice are not pushing nutritional approaches as a valid way to

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