Today we have a special food themed episode! First, the guys discuss Ali’s other podcast, ‘This Podcast is Delicious’ with Ali’s co-host Marco Timpano (0:52). They discuss Marco’s background and how he ended up podcasting. They then discuss how Ali and Marco met and the genesis for their podcast. They discuss how it used to be called ‘Eat and Drink’ and how it had been recently rebranded as ‘This Podcast is Delicious’. Marco sticks around for the medical topic as the guys discuss physicians prescribing food to patients (35:46). Asif discusses the broader concept of ‘social prescribing’ which originated in the UK. He discusses the different types of food prescribing and some studies that have examined its effectiveness. The guys then discuss some potentially ethical issues associated with food prescribing. Finally they conclude with some thoughts on how medicine can incorporate food prescribing, such as so called ‘culinary medicine’ curricula.
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- This Podcast is Delicious: https://shows.acast.com/eat-and-drink/episodes/deliciousness-begins-now
Social prescriptions: Why some health-care practitioners are prescribing food to their patients: https://theconversation.com/social-prescriptions-why-some-health-care-practitioners-are-prescribing-food-to-their-patients-182208
- Social Prescribing: https://www.england.nhs.uk/personalisedcare/social-prescribing/
Food is medicine: actions to integrate food and nutrition into healthcare: https://www.bmj.com/content/369/bmj.m2482
A Deficiency of Nutrition Education in Medical Training: https://www.amjmed.com/article/S0002-9343(14)00308-8/fulltext
Nutrition in medical education: a systematic review: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2542519619301718
Promoting Healthy Food Access and Nutrition in Primary Care: A Systematic Scoping Review of Food Prescription Programs: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/08901171211056584
- Social prescribing: less rhetoric and more reality. A systematic review of the evidence:
- Multisite Culinary Medicine Curriculum Is Associated With Cardioprotective Dietary Patterns and Lifestyle Medicine Competencies Among Medical Trainees: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1559827619901104