Dr. Rita Nguyen is an Assistant Health Officer for the San Francisco Department of Public Health Population Health Division and serves as the Chronic Disease Physician Specialist. In this role, she supports and provides thought leadership to chronic disease prevention efforts for the City and County of San Francisco. In 2015, she founded the Food as Medicine Collaborative in San Francisco which is a multisector coalition bridging food and health systems to address patient food insecurity and advance health equity. She is a practicing hospitalist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF. She received her BA at Stanford University, MD at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, completed her Internal Medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and was a former Stanford School fellow.
November 10th, 2020 | Season 3 | 28 mins 17 secs
ankylosing spondylitis, anti-inflammatory diet, arthritis, fibromyalgia, food, food insecurity, food pharmacy, gout, juvenile arthritis, lupus, mediterranean diet, nutrition, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis
Eating a healthy diet is a key to managing arthritis, but time and budget constraints can make it difficult to stay on track. Get shopping, cooking and preparation tips to maximize powerhouse foods for any budget, as well as tips on how to use food as a tool to help manage your arthritis.
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