This large, randomized controlled trial found that low-income adults with Type 2 diabetes who received free weekly produce deliveries for six months had significantly improved blood sugar control and improved food and nutrition security.
The launch event brought together leaders in science, healthcare, food, policy, community engagement, and equity to discuss the exciting trends, opportunities, and future directions in the field.
The Food is Medicine Institute will advocate for food-based solutions to fight illness, including produce prescriptions, nutrition education for doctors, and more.
Leading Health Organizations and Chain Pharmacies Join Together in Public Education Campaign to Reduce Preventable, Diet-Related Diseases
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association, and the Food is Medicine Institute at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University Launch “Nourish My Health” to Improve Nation’s Health.
After all, it’s called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for a reason.
U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the SNAP Nutrition Security Act to help improve SNAP recipients’ diet quality and collect data on SNAP purchases to identify what products taxpayer dollars are being spent on.
Food and Nutrition Experts and Policy Leaders Applaud USDA’s Proposed Updates to School Nutrition Guidelines
USDA’s proposed updates to strengthen school meal nutrition standards come just one year after the USDA’s 2022 transitional standards for school meals
National Strategy Emphasizes Critical Importance of “Food as Medicine” Efforts