Just what the doctor ordered

The efficacy of ‘produce prescriptions’ was put before 1,100 delegates at last week’s World Avocado Congress in Auckland by keynote speaker Cathy Burns.

Burns, chief executive of US-based International Fresh Produce Association, told the delegates that there was a clear and significant role for food interventions in the healthcare system.

“The time to act is now because if we don’t change the trajectory of how this next generation eats, they will be the first generation that doesn’t live as long as its parents.”

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