Accelerating the growing attention, enthusiasm, and evidence surrounding FIM interventions in the U.S.
Fresh Connect, a “Food as Medicine” product of About Fresh, Inc., consists of a pre-paid, programmable debit card, a cloud-based cardholder success platform, and an analytic engine designed to illuminate the healthcare value of improved food access and nutritional security.
Design and Evaluation of a Produce Prescription Program in Community Pharmacies
A two-question tool with a brief preamble
A Food is Medicine Intervention Among Pregnant Women
Food insecurity and nutrition insecurity refer to the inability to access and afford enough food, and enough food that promotes well-being and prevents disease, respectively, on a regular basis for all members of a household.
Generation of a AI model for quality nutritional information
Kaiser Permanente Evaluating NutRitional Interventions in food-inseCure High-risk adults (KP-ENRICH) Study
Impact of Medically Tailored Meals on Obesity, Other Health Outcomes, and Healthcare Utilization under Medicaid Flexible Services
Diet-related diseases in Australia impose an immense disease burden and disproportionately impact disadvantaged communities, causing more death and disability than tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drug use combined.
Intervention on Optimizing Nutritional Status, Reducing Treatment-Related Toxicities, and Improving Quality of Life Among Vulnerable Patients with Lung Cancer
Informing, implementing, and promoting federal nutrition policy
Cost-Effectiveness of Health System and State-Level Strategies to Improve Diet and Reduce Cardiometabolic Diseases
While produce prescription programs have been established and increasingly growing in scale in the USA, it is unclear if produce prescription programs could be similarly acceptable, feasible, and effective in other healthcare systems and populations such as in Australia.
Produce prescription (Produce Rx) programs have demonstrated a variety of important outcomes for participants including increased fruit and vegetable consumption, reduced food insecurity and in select programs, improved biomarkers like hemoglobin A1c for patients with diabetes.
The Mississippi Delta is renowned for its rich culture, agricultural history, and fertile soil. Yet, health inequities tied to discrimination, poverty, and racial exclusion persistently plague its Black residents. Mississippi’s extreme poverty stems from racial capitalism and the South’s slavery-based agrarian economy, the remnants of which still linger.
Standardized global estimates for the intake of 53 foods, beverages, and nutrients
A novel nutrient profiling system for science-based assessment of the overall healthfulness of foods.
Generating essential new evidence on produce prescriptions