Children's hospital opens culinary health and education program

The San Antonio hospital program seeks to incorporate healthy food into a long-term health and recovery plan.

SAN ANTONIO–Children's Hospital of San Antonio has opened a 'culinary health and education program,' which will make sure children get healthy food, and a focus on health and wellness aimed at preventing childhood diabetes, obesity, and hypertension, 1200 WOAI news reports.

The groundbreaking step puts the hospital in the forefront of what is called the 'culinary medicine movement,' which seeks to incorporate healthy food into a long term health and recovery plan.

Dr. Mark Gilger, who is the Chief of Pediatrics at CHoSA, concedes that the hospital is the last place you would look to find high quality food.