Culinary medicine urges patients to eat more healthy and nourishing foods to improve their health. Dr. Evelisse Capó joins us in this episode to discuss this treatment profession, how to mix traditional heritage foods with plant-based cooking, and how to properly encourage family members to embrace the diet for maximum health.
Key takeaways to listen for
How does food affect your health more than medication?Simple tips for adopting a plant-based diet to your familyMajor programs and resources for plant-based nutritionHow does culinary medicine complement western medicineTraditional plant-based foods that are recommended for your health About Dr. Evelisse Capó
Dr. Evelisse Capó, received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Purdue University and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. While practicing clinical pharmacy, she witnessed the pain and suffering of many chronically ill patients in hospitals and long-term care institutions.
She is a diplomate of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and a graduate of the CNS and eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate. She is the Executive Director of Spanish Programs and Culinary Content for the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.
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Website: The Food PharmacyInstagram: @thefoodpharmacykitchenYouTube: The Food Pharmacy
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