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Medical Schools Need To Teach More About Obesity And Nutrition

If you have been living in a cave and don't read the news, we are in the midst of a global obesity epidemic. Also, obesity can lead to so many different diseases, ranging from diabetes to cardiovascular disease to cancer to many mental health issues.

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Dr. Barry Sears

This lack of nutrition knowledge will begin to change. That is, once physicians are forced to get compensated on a “pay for performance” system that rewards them for keeping certain blood tests in healthy ranges. These would be (1) the AA/EPA ratio, (2) TG/HDL ratio, and (3) HbA1c. ¬†Change the financial incentives and the physicians will learn about nutrition very quickly.

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