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Can Good Hospital Food Speed Recovery?

by Tera Tuten on June 8, 2011

Fresh Beef WellingtonA recent documentary ranked the nutritional value of the food in the average American hospital on the same level as fast food at restaurants such as McDonalds.

While jokes abound about bad hospital food (who hasn’t complained about it in the same breath as airline food), a real shift in the quality – in terms of both taste and nutritional value – started between 2002 and 2005 as a result of some key surveys and reports that suggested what many have long-suspected: Good quality hospital food helps patients heal faster. [click to continue…]