*No spoilers here
For the one person on the planet that hasn’t seen Black Panther—Wakanda is the mythical, magical city at the center of the movie. For everyone else, unlike other think pieces, this is more of an action piece. As a gastroenterologist, I want to break down why the culture of Wakanda should encourage actions that may save your colon from cancer.
I am a physician and trained chef. I specialize in gastroenterology and nutrition. Currently I work as the Associate Director of Adult Nutrition at the University of Chicago.