Out with that sheet of paper telling a patient what to do and in with culinary nutrition where you’re showing them how to do it. It’s the application of nutrition principles combined with food science knowledge and displayed through mastering culinary skills. The health concerns of many patients can be traced to disease states affected by a poor diet. Regina Ragone joins me to talk about five ways you can add culinary nutrition to your practice and help improve the health of your patients.
Regina is a registered dietitian nutritionist who brings her nutrition and top-tier media experience on programs including Today and CBS This Morning to the area of culinary nutrition. As the former Food Director for Family Circle magazine Regina’s recipes hit the sweet spot where nutritious meets delicious.
Here’s the recipe for Escarole with Caramelized Onions and Beans that Regina mentioned to kick off culinary nutrition in your practice.