Nutritional Pearls: Mediterranean Diet: When 2 + 2 Is More Than 4
Your patient is a 42-year-old man who has been treated with a statin for several years. When you ask about his diet, he answers that he regularly enjoys steak and other red meat. He assumes that this is okay, because of his statin.
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Timothy S. Harlan, MD, is a board-certified internist and professional chef who translates the Mediterranean diet for the American kitchen with familiar, healthy recipes. He is an assistant dean for clinical services, executive director of The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine, associate professor of medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans, and faculty chair of the all-new Certified Culinary Medicine Specialist program.