In this episode, I spoke with Dr. Rani Polak, who is also a chef doctor who teaches the importance of why we need to get back into the kitchen to take back our health!
Dr. Rani Polak is the founding director of both the Culinary Healthcare Education Fundamentals (CHEF) Coaching program at the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, and the Center of Lifestyle Medicine at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel; as well as an Assistant Professors, Part-Time, at the Department of PM & R, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Polak’s focus, along with clinical care, is on clinical and translational research relating to the Culinary Coaching method which combines culinary training with health coaching principles. Dr. Polak is the PI of the Culinary CoRe (Culinary Coaching Research) group which aimed at expanding the culinary coaching as an effective, scalable telemedicine method to improve nutrition; and a course director of a medical education program at Harvard Medical School that disseminate culinary coaching to hundreds clinician worldwide. Dr. Polak's work has been featured in many media outlets including Scientific American, Herald Tribute, US News and World Reports, and USA Today.
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