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These downloadable resources have been developed by experts at Tufts and other leading organizations for use by researchers, policymakers, healthcare professionals, patients, and more. Resources are listed by publication date and can be filtered by type.

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Healthy Eating Rx: Improving Nutrition Through Health Care

Healthy Eating Rx: Improving Nutrition Through Health Care

Bipartisan policy recommendations for 1. Training health care professionals and educating patients and the public on nutrition; and 2. engaging health care professionals in interventions intended to lead to the consumption of healthy food.  

National Strategy Nutrition Research Recommendations

National Strategy Nutrition Research Recommendations

From the Biden-Harris Administration National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health: commitments to improve nutrition metrics, data collection, and research to inform nutrition and food security policy, particularly on issues of equity, access, and disparities. 

Federal Nutrition Advisory Coalition Recommendations for Strengthening Nutrition Research

Federal Nutrition Advisory Coalition Recommendations for Strengthening Nutrition Research

An expert coalition’s vision for strengthening existing federal nutrition research and cross-government coordination to prevent costly diet-related illnesses, better address food insecurity, accelerate scientific discoveries, bolster economic growth, and improve public health and population resilience 

Task Force Report

Task Force Report

Actionable policy recommendations shared with the White House ahead of the 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. Many of the report’s recommendations were ultimately reflected in the White House National Strategy 

Nutrition Security Screener

Nutrition Security Screener

A 2-question clinical screening tool with a brief preamble for identifying nutrition insecurity in patients and food is medicine program participants. 

Healthy Food Guide Español

Healthy Food Guide Español

Una herramienta para clasificar alimentos de acuerdo a su contenido nutrimental que abarca desde opciones saludables hasta aquellas con mínimos beneficios.

Healthy Food Guide

Healthy Food Guide

A resource for rating foods based on their nutritional value, ranging from healthy options to those with minimal benefits.  

 

Nutrition Science Fact Sheet

Nutrition Science Fact Sheet

The damaging effect of poor nutrition on human health and the U.S. economy, the role of nutrition science in remedying this relationship, and the need for a coordinated national nutrition strategy to improve health outcomes for all Americans, reduce health care spending, improve national security, promote business innovation, and promote health equity.  

Food is Medicine Fact Sheet

Food is Medicine Fact Sheet

Food is medicine interventions, the evidence to support their use, and key policy solutions for expanding their accessibility.