Produce prescriptions: Delivering free fruit & veg to cut T2D costs

9/7/2023 – Primary producers, food retailers and healthcare bodies all are focused on increasing people’s consumption of fresh produce. But despite a growing body of evidence linking fruit-and-veg-rich diets with better health outcomes, empowering those at risk or with diet-related diseases to adopt healthy dietary habits remains a challenge.  

“In Australia, diet-related diseases impose an immense disease burden and disproportionately impact disadvantaged communities, causing more cardiovascular death and disability than tobacco, low physical activity and alcohol use combined,” explains Jason Wu, UNSW Professor and Head of Nutrition Science at The George Institute for Global Health.

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