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Why Do Hospitals Still Serve Processed Meat — A Known Carcinogen?

Why Do Hospitals Still Serve Processed Meat — A Known Carcinogen?

In 2015, the World Health Organization released a report based on an examination of more than 800 studies. The authors highlighted a 2011 meta-analysis that found that colorectal cancer risk increased by 17% for every 100 grams of red meat consumed per day and by 18% for every 50 grams of processed meat consumed per day.

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Hospital Food: Why It’s Enough To Make You Sick

Hospital Food: Why It’s Enough To Make You Sick

Notoriously ‘bad’ – the nutritional value and quality of hospital food needs major revision, along with an established understanding that nutrition is an integral part of therapeutic healing, for patients in the hospital.

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Food as Medicine: How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce to Help Heal Patients

Written by on August 24, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Food as Medicine: How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce to Help Heal Patients

The Anderson Campus at St. Luke’s has more than 300 acres of farmland, much of which had historically been farmed conventionally with crops like corn and soy. The hospital administration recognized the impact that providing fresh, local organic produce could have on patient health and approached Rodale Institute to transition the land to organic and farm vegetables to be used in patient meals as well as in the cafeteria.

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