Innovative new institute and collaborative alliance led by institute and Kaiser Permanente among initiatives highlighted.
The US Food Is Medicine (FIM) Institute calls to implement FIM interventions across federal, regional and local levels to increase population-wide nutrition security, health equity and wellness.
Recognizing the potential of food-based interventions to improve health outcomes, Food is Medicine (FIM) integrates food-based programs and interventions at multiple levels of health care to address the specific health needs of certain populations.
The report quantifies the potential health and economic benefits of Food is Medicine efforts
People with diabetes who were prescribed fruits and vegetables, saw their blood sugar decline significantly. And adults with hypertension saw their blood pressure go down.
Most Americans don’t eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables per day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
As a doctor, I can’t write a prescription for an apple a day. But a recent study suggests I should.
Produce Prescription Programs for Patients with Diabetes Could Save Billions in Healthcare Costs, Study Shows
A simulation by Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy researchers predicts the clinical and financial benefits of making fruits and vegetables more accessible to food-insecure diabetic patients
An interview with the Friedman School’s Dariush Mozaffarian on the power of this fast-growing field to do good for all—especially those who most need it