Month: September 2009

Meet Our Faculty: Rebecca Katz & The Cancer Fighting Kitchen

Meet Our Faculty: Rebecca Katz & The Cancer Fighting Kitchen

Our Food As Medicine Executive Chef and core faculty member Rebecca Katz, MS, has just come out with her second book dedicated to helping cancer survivors and their families with tasty, healthy, science-based recipes and food information. Called The Cancer Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery, it’s full of practical and delicious information.

Stress and the Economy: My Washington Post Article

Stress and the Economy: My Washington Post Article

My piece, “Some Simple Steps for the Stressed-Out: Psychiatrist Offers Simple Steps for Coping with Uncertainty,” on dealing with stress from the economic downturn, appeared on the front page of the Washington Post Health Section today!

Excerpt:
Large numbers of people across the country are trying to quiet their apprehension with drugs or drink, or have turned to antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications and sleeping pills. But after decades working not only in Washington but also with war-traumatized populations overseas, I’ve found there are simple strategies for helping people cope that are easy to learn, practice at home and, in these stressful times, free.

Welcome!

Welcome!

The Saturday morning scene at the New Morning Farm farm market at Sheridan School, Washington, DC. Most of the food is organically grown

A young MD from Johns Hopkins turned to me at the end of a Food As Medicine training a number of years ago and said, “Great! I totally get it, and I can’t wait to get home and completely change how

Obama: Addressing the Healing Crisis

Obama: Addressing the Healing Crisis

Dear President Obama,
I hope you read this before your speech on health care reform tonight.