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Why doctors need to know about nutrition – the health specialists’ perspectives

This dialogue between health specialists points out the current shortcomings in the medical doctor education regarding nutrition.

In this video, Matt Eastland and Lukxmi Balathasan, EIT Food staff members and co-presenters of the Food Fight podcast, have a discussion with Dr. Margherita Ronco, GP at the municipality of Torino, Italy and Hannah Baugh, Registered Nutritionist in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

This dialogue between health specialists points out the current shortcomings in the medical doctor education regarding nutrition, nutrition counselling and more generally lifestyle intervention.

You can find the link to the full podcast episode (42mn) in the See also section below.

Please note that due to Covid-19, the video recording had to be made via Zoom. As a result, the audio quality is not optimal. We apologise for the inconvenience. Should you want to better understand the video content, we have provided the English audio transcript in the Downloads section below.

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