This week’s wellness stories from around the web.
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When patients first visit my office, I always make it my business to find out not only about their health histories and lifestyle habits, but also what they eat. Fortunately, these days patients are more knowledgeable about nutrition than they were even 5 or 10 years ago, so that makes the job of turning their health around a bit easier. However, many people still have some rather retro ideas about what’s a health food and what’s not, so I and my Be Well nutrition team often have to engage in some re-education, to guide patients on their journey to sustainable and optimal health.
Whoever thought food was just food, obviously hadn’t followed this year’s headlines. It is so much more. Food is tradition, culture, family and politics. And this year’s headlines prove that it can also be entertaining, celebrated, just plain gross and thought provoking. From the food industry’s allergic reaction to labeling genetically engineered ingredients to cows eating gummy bears, here’s a look back on some of the top food stories from 2012.