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October 31, 2019

Medical Students Around the World Poorly Trained in Nutrition

JAMA. 2019;322(19):1852. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.17297

A poor diet now outranks smoking as the leading cause of death globally and in the United States, according to the latest data. Yet a recent systematic review of studies suggests that medical students in countries around the world haven’t been getting the education they need to counsel patients on healthy eating.