We are a diverse group of volunteer medical students who seek to create a collaborative platform through which to explore the impact of nutrition on public health and our roles as future physicians.
The Palate, interviewed Meghan Bhatia and Monica Mullin, second year students at Queen’s University School of Medicine in Ontario, Canada. Meghan and Monica, who both interested in nutrition and student wellness, created a cookbook of student recipes during Queen’s Wellness Month.
As physicians we promote eating unprocessed, fresh fruits and vegetables, we need to work with the food industry to ensure that minimally processed products are safe for consumers.
We are beginning to understand that certain highly processed foods can lead to disease, but what is the best method of confronting these foods in our hospitals?