Food is Medicine includes a spectrum of interventions that tailors healthy foods to prevent or address diet-related health conditions.
are developed by a registered dietitian to address the dietary needs of an individual’s medical condition.
are groceries selected by a nutrition professional as part of an individual’s treatment for a specific medical condition.
provide funds for free or discounted foods for individuals who have or are at risk of developing a diet-related condition.
Healthy Food Programs
give nutritious foods to those who have diet-related chronic conditions or are at risk of developing them.
FIM PROGRAMS IN MISSOURI
NOURISHING HEALTHY STARTS
Fresh Food and Support for Strong Moms and Healthy Babies
Food insecurity during pregnancy can have long-term impacts on the health of mothers and infants.
PRESCRIBING HEALTHY FUTURES
Fresh Food and Support for Healthy Children and Families
People living in food-insecure households are 50% more likely to develop diabetes than those with food security. Food insecurity can also create barriers that prevent people with diabetes from appropriately managing the condition.