WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED

Medically directed foods are proliferating at the shelf, but many retailers are choosing to mainstream these items rather than expand "dietetic" sections to accommodate them.While the number of diabetics and hypertensives is increasing, today's more holistic approach to disease management encourages consumers to stop looking for a magic bullet in the grocery aisle and instead change their eating habits

Medically directed foods are proliferating at the shelf, but many retailers are choosing to mainstream these items rather than expand "dietetic" sections to accommodate them.

While the number of diabetics and hypertensives is increasing, today's more holistic approach to disease management encourages consumers to stop looking for a magic bullet in the grocery aisle and instead change their eating habits and lifestyles. As a result, the definition of medically directed foods has change

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