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Food for health

February 23, 2022

Dr. Daphne Hernandez leads interdisciplinary program to prevent obesity and chronic diseases.

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Pivoting in the Pandemic: Making Culinary Medicine Accessible and Engaging

Pivoting in the Pandemic: Making Culinary Medicine Accessible and Engaging

December 8, 2020

Dr. McWhorter blogs about implementing virtual Culinary Medicine courses at UTSPH during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Eat Your Water: 12 Hydrating Healthy Fruits and Vegetables

July 16, 2020

Dr. McWhorter talks about hydration through fruit and vegetable consumption.  

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How to encourage healthy eating for the body and mind during stay-at-home orders

April 8, 2020

Stay-at-home orders from government officials due to the COVID-19 pandemic have forced us to quickly adapt to a new normal, especially when it comes to eating. Restaurant dining rooms are closed, grocery shopping can be challenging, many parents are tasked with serving meals while working from home, and families who relied on school meals are now left to provide them since schools closed.

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Mediterranean Style Diet Can Help Relieve Symptoms of Depression

Mediterranean Style Diet Can Help Relieve Symptoms of Depression

January 9, 2020

Chef Wesley McWhorter talks to Fox 26 Morning Show about the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet. 

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The Flexitarian Diet

The Flexitarian Diet

December 11, 2019

Shannon Weston joins Houston's Morning Show to discuss The Flexitarian Diet

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