The 4 Challenges Facing the Food as Medicine Movement

The food as medicine movement has been picking up steam, with the White House gathering $8 billion in commitments for food programs, payers launching medically-tailored meal pilots and startups gaining funding from investors. Growing research shows that there are both health and cost benefits to food and nutrition programs.

There are a variety of food as medicine models, such as medically tailored meals (ready-to-eat meals), produce prescriptions (when patients get vouchers to purchase healthy foods) and medical and functional foods (condition-specific foods that require preparation).

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