What is “Food is Medicine?”
A set of food-based nutrition programs and interventions integrated into the health care system to advance specific health needs and health equity in different populations.
of all health care spending is related to the management of diet-related chronic diseases
would be saved each year if all eligible Americans received medically tailored meal interventions
Adults with serious medical conditions who received 10 medically tailored meals per week for an average of 9 months per year were 49% less likely to be admitted to the hospital
A program that provided 10 medically tailored meals for an average of 9 months per year to adults with serious medical conditions resulted in a 16% reduction in total health care costs, even with the cost of the program