Food is Medicine

Tackle Social Determinants of Health. Improve Health Outcomes. 

Nutrition is integral to people flourishing and to the treatment and management of diseases that threaten us. As a provider community, we believe that one should not have to face the dual crises of illness and hunger. By making medically tailored nutrition and food central to our healthcare system we will produce better health outcomes, lower the cost of care and improve patient satisfaction.

Here’s is a snapshot of the work being done in the field of Food is Medicine.


Featured Research:

Association Between Receipt of a Medically Tailored Meal Program and Health Care Use

Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, MPHJean Terranova, JDLiisa Randall, PhD; et al

JAMA Internal Medicine

Food is Medicine in the News:

Sometimes Food Is The Best Medicine, Sachin H. Jain, Forbes


‘Food Is Medicine’ Report Outlines Menu Of Options, Colin A. Young, WBUR


Why Food Could Be the Best Medicine of All, Alice Park, TIME

Recent coverage of Food & Friends’ healthcare partnerships:

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Food & Friends is a proud member of the Food Is Medicine Coalition.

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