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Doctors not taught to discuss diet, nutrition with patients

(Chicago Tribune) Good diet and nutrition can put you on a path to health and wellness, but it's unusual to find doctors who are trained well enough and can spend the time required to have this conversation with patients…
A prominent California physician who practices personalized age management medicine, Brandon Colby says that when people reach their 40s, 50s and 60s, they sometimes find their energy and mental focus levels beginning to lag. Feeling that life isn't as great as it once was isn't unusual, but Colby says nutritional and dietary changes can reverse that sense of malaise…
The general practice of medicine, however, is still focused on sick care rather than health care. Unfortunately, Colby added, most doctors are trained and incentivized to treat disease once it manifests itself instead of focusing on the promotion of wellness.
There are signs that change may be slowly emerging. Medical school faculty members say that new, incoming students are more aware of the impact of diet and nutrition on health. 
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