Culinary Medicine is an evidence-based field of medicine that blends the art of cooking with the science of medicine. This course includes the preparation of plant-based recipes and demonstrations of simple cooking techniques. Learners will help patients reach good personal medical decisions about accessing and eating high-quality meals that help prevent and treat disease and restore well-being.
Original Release Date: November 2018
Review Date: October 2021
Family Physicians, General Internists, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Residents and Medical Students.
- Explain the evidence-based research on the nutritional benefits of a plant-based diet.
- List the fundamental components of a plant-based diet and describe their health benefits.
- Demonstrate healthy menu items and how they can be easily prepared.
- Recognize and explain the social and philosophical impact of eating habits as they relate to cost, availability, culture, education, location, religion and morality.
- Examine the important role clinicians have to recommend healthy lifestyle choices to their patient population in order to reduce diet-related illnesses.
Natalie Castro, M.S., R.D., LDN
Chief Wellness Dietitian
Baptist Health South Florida
West Kendall Baptist Hospital
Natalie Castro, M.S., R.D., LDN, faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Rod Knight, faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
A. Ruben Caride, M.D., conference director of this educational activity, non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.25 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
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