Nutrition is an important subject, although often ignored by most medical doctors as secondary, somehow relegated to something that comes about by just normal day to day eating. I’ve never been certain how they think that you can get enough nutrition from fast food restaurants or the supermarket processed foods that most people consume. Some doctors are catching on and recommending supplements but sometimes their understanding is limited in scope. I keep asking when the subject will be reintroduced into medical schools so that we can have truly educated health care physicians in the medical field. (Did you know that homeopathy & herbal medicine was taught in medical schools before 1920?).
An example of ignoring nutrition was when a friend had gallstones and her doctor wanted to remove her gallbladder. . II thought that the doctor would at least give her a diet which restricted some of the poor food choices she made, but no, he said she didn’t have to change her diet despite not having a gallbladder. I was never sure why he didn’t think that diet had anything to do with gallstones.
Here is an article on nutrition that was published in “EzineArticles.com which gives you a overview about nutrition and supplements. Nutrition & Health