Episode 2: Integrative Medicine with Dr. E. Konigsberg Part 2
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The Role of Food in Integrative Medicine
This is Part II of AFN’s interview with Dr. Esther Konigsberg, MD CCFP, where she discusses the role of food and nutrition in integrative medicine versus western medicine. While food and nutrition are often discussed in the context of maintaining general good health, what about food as medicine? Do students in medical school learn about nutrition? Diet changes to help with pain, inflammation and digestive problems are just a few of the topics discussed in this podcast. In this podcast you’ll hear:
1:50 – The large role of food and nutrition in integrative medicine
3:20 – Inflammation and diet
5:30 – Gluten-free diet
6:55 – Is diet and nutrition being taught in medical school?
11:50 – Dr. Konigsberg’s recommendations for educating current and future MD’s about nutrition
16:05 – Listen to your body
17:50 – The misinformation about soy
20:13 – Nutrition in the media