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NIH | What Is Culinary Medicine and What Does It Do? John La Puma, MD

. 2016 Feb 1; 19(1): 1–3.
PMCID: PMC4739343
PMID: 26035069

What Is Culinary Medicine and What Does It Do?

John La Puma, MD, FACPcorresponding author1

Introduction

Over the past 35 years, a new enthusiasm has emerged about the relationship of food, eating, and cooking to personal health and wellness. Though there are few peer-reviewed publications, grant monies, books, or biomedical journals entitled “culinary medicine,” there are thousands of peer-reviewed publications, found mainly in mainstream medical journals that form its published research base. How can the emerging field of culinary medicine be helpfully described?

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SOURCE: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4739343/

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