John La Puma MD is a professionally trained chef and a board-certified internist. The leading physician voice for healthy eating as part of health, he is also a New York Times best-selling author, PBS host and Lifetime TV chef, co-founder of ChefMD and founder of Chef Clinic. He taught the first cooking and nutrition course for medical students in the U.S., with Dr. Michael Roizen. An expert in obesity, ethics, aging and alternative medicine, he translates complicated medical issues into easily understood phrases and ideas. Dr. La Puma sees patients and small groups in Santa Barbara. Visit him on his blog, Paging Dr La Puma, and on Twitter and Facebook.
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Just in time for Thanksgiving: An inspiring guest blog from ChefMd Dr. John La Pluma:
When Dr. Michael Roizen and I taught the first cooking and nutrition class to medical students (at SUNY, in 2003), we started with a simple idea: your doctor should know the basics about... View Full Post