Online Culinary School Rouxbe Joins ACLM’s Lifestyle Medicine Corporate Roundtable As Leader In Optimizing Knowledge For Healthier Cooking

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The American College of Lifestyle Medicine today announced that Vancouver, Canada-based Rouxbe, the world's leading online culinary school for teaching cooking as part of optimal health, has become the newest member of ACLM’s Lifestyle Medicine Corporate Roundtable. Rouxbe trains more than 400,000 individuals, health care providers and organizations around the world to become better, more confident and healthier cooks.

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Learning to cook is absolutely a key determinant to improving the health and well-being of people around the world.

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine has announced the addition of online culinary school Rouxbe to its Corporate Roundtable, a group of individuals and organizations whose collective vision is sustainable human health, a sustainable healthcare system and a sustainable world.

Founded in 2005, Rouxbe provides online culinary training to more than 400,000 individuals, health care providers and organizations globally. Rouxbe’s goal is to help people become better, more confident, healthier cooks in kitchens around the world.

"A whole-food, plant-based diet is one of the foundations for a healthy lifestyle, but many haven’t had the opportunity to learn healthy cooking,” said ACLM President George Guthrie, MD, MPH, FACLM. “Through its online platform, Rouxbe is empowering people to take charge of their health through food and cooking. ACLM is pleased to add this important resource to our Corporate Roundtable.”

“We support the American College of Lifestyle Medicine because its members are on the front lines of a lifestyle medicine revolution and they are eager to learn and collaborate,” said Ken Rubin, Rouxbe Chief Culinary Officer. “This directly speaks to our mission to democratize access to culinary instruction, since learning to cook is absolutely a key determinant to improving the health and well-being for people around the world."

The Corporate Roundtable of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine convenes healthcare and lifestyle thought leaders, with a keen focus on the power of Lifestyle Medicine to transform health and healthcare. Roundtable members explore effective Lifestyle Medicine clinical applications, strategies for accelerating reimbursement and adoption and analysis of potential business-related opportunities. The Roundtable launched in 2015 and has grown to include over 25 active member organizations.

ABOUT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF LIFESTYLE MEDICINE: ACLM is the professional medical association for those dedicated to the advancement and clinical practice of Lifestyle Medicine as the foundation of a transformed and sustainable healthcare system. More than a professional association, ACLM is a galvanizing force for change. ACLM addresses the need for quality education and certification, supporting its members in their individual practices and in their collective desire to domestically and globally promote Lifestyle Medicine as the first treatment option, as opposed to a first option of treating symptoms and consequences with expensive, ever increasing quantities of pills and procedures. ACLM members are united in their desire to identify and eradicate the cause of disease. Join today at http://www.LifestyleMedicine.org.

ABOUT ROUXBE: Founded in 2005, Rouxbe provides culinary training to more than 400,000 individuals, health care providers and organizations around the world. Rouxbe’s revolutionary learning platform delivers online solutions that drive and measure outcomes and engagement while providing effective, lower-cost alternatives for teaching people the fundamentals of cooking as part of a preventative health strategy. For more information, visit http://culinary-rx.com/.

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