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Ravi Shankar_Nutritional Medicine

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An urgent need to strengthen nutrition education among medical students in India 
Shankar PR

Professor of Medical Education, Chair, Curriculum Committee

Xavier University School of Medicine, Aruba, Kingdom of the Netherlands

ABSTRACT
Nutrition plays an important role in human health but is not adequately emphasized among medical students. India suffers from the problems of both under and over-nutrition. There is increasing emphasis on nutrition education among medical students in developing nations. Many United States medical schools offer an online nutrition module in medicine to students. The author mentions possible suggestions for starting a nutrition module in Indian medical schools.
KEY WORDS
India, Medical students, Nutrition

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