TITLE

Nuts, bolts and short-chain fatty acids

AUTHOR(S)
Kidd, Monica
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/4/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 14, p1676
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the role of medical personnel in giving patients full disclosure on the significance of nutrition on the condition of patients in Canada. She mentions the inadequate support and attention on the topic of nutrition to medical students. The development of a Diet Deck by Ottawa, Ontario family doctor Sonja Wicklum that demonstrated how a physician bucked the trend and made nutrition central to her daily practice is also highlighted.
ACCESSION #
66711945

 

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