American College of Lifestyle Medicine Announces the Addition of Healthy Food Management Chef Thomas Cuisine to Its Corporate Roundtable
Thomas Cuisine is changing the restaurant industry with an approach to food as medicine that is extremely important to individual and national health.
ST. LOUIS (PRWEB)
July 21, 2021
The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) announced the addition of healthy foodservice provider Thomas Cuisine to its Lifestyle Medicine Corporate Roundtable, a group of thought leaders and industry professionals exploring effective clinical innovations , activate marketing strategies, accelerate reimbursement and policy adoption, and continue research and demonstration of lifestyle medicine in practice.
The ACLM launched its corporate roundtable in 2016 and now includes over 30 member organizations active in the lifestyle medicine ecosystem.
Lifestyle medicine is defined as the use of evidence-based therapeutic interventions based on lifestyle – including a full plant-based diet, regular physical activity, restful sleep, stress management , avoidance of risky substances and a positive social bond – as the main modality, delivered by clinicians trained and certified in this specialty, to prevent, treat and often reverse chronic diseases.
Founded in 1986 by Thad Thomas, Thomas Cuisine provides food management services to healthcare providers, corporate cafes and senior restaurants. Its culinary teams prepare fresh, homemade and complete meals across the country every day with menus that include the highest quality local, plant-based, non-GMO and vegetarian options. The company believes that food is medicine, and that it should always be REAL and include robust flavors and exceptional ingredients; Avoid additives; and be loaded with nutrients. Thomas Cuisine currently serves customers in over 100 locations across the United States.
âWe are proud to announce the partnership between ACLM and Thomas Cuisine,â said owner Matt Thomas. âWith the other partners in the corporate roundtable, we can collectively share our knowledge and make an impact on the health of the communities we serve. Our shared vision and values, coupled with our experience, knowledge and investments in the future, uniquely position us to form a productive, collaborative and strategic alliance with ACLM. “
âEvidence shows that people get optimal health outcomes from whole, plant-based foods,â said ACLM President Cate Collings, MD, MS, FACC, DipABLM. âThomas Cuisine is leading the way in changing the restaurant industry with refreshing and informed food. As-medicine approach, which is extremely important to the health of our individual and our nation. We welcome Thomas Cuisine to the corporate round table.
ABOUT THOMAS CUISINE: Thomas Cuisine is an award-winning private contract foodservice company that promotes the healing power of whole foods. Their talented culinary team prepare home-cooked food, fresh every day, using whole ingredients. As an organization dedicated to excellence, Thomas Cuisine has been continuously recognized by Food Management Magazine (FM) by Top Food Management Companies and maintains a retention rate three times the industry average. Thomas Cuisine continually seeks to make a valuable difference to those it serves – one nutritious meal at a time. Learn more about https://thomascuisine.com/.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF LIFESTYLE MEDICINE: The ACLM is the medical professional association for those dedicated to the advancement and clinical practice of lifestyle medicine as the foundation of a system. transformed and sustainable health. Lifestyle medicine is the use of evidence-based therapeutic interventions based on lifestyle – including a predominantly plant-based complete diet, regular physical activity, restful sleep, stress management, ‘avoidance of risky substances and a positive social bond – as a main modality, delivered by clinicians trained and certified in this specialty, to prevent, treat and often reverse chronic diseases.
More than a professional association, the ACML is a galvanized force for change. The ACLM responds to the need for quality education and certification, supporting its members in their individual practices and in their collective mission to promote lifestyle medicine nationally and globally as a primary treatment option, as opposed to a first option of treating symptoms and consequences with high costs, never increasing quantities of pills and procedures. Learn more about http://www.lifestylemedicine.org.
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